Himin-stjörnurOld Norse Dictionary - himin-stjörnur
Meaning of Old Norse word "himin-stjörnur" (or himin-stjǫrnur) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- himin-stjörnur (himin-stjǫrnur)
- f. pl. the stars in heaven, Jónas 122.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, himin-stjörnur may be more accurately written as himin-stjǫrnur.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛘᛁᚾ-ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jónas Hallgrímsson.