Old Norse Dictionary - hörpu-stokkr

Meaning of Old Norse word "hörpu-stokkr" (or hǫrpu-stokkr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

hörpu-stokkr (hǫrpu-stokkr)
m. a harp-case, Fas. i. 342.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hörpu-stokkr may be more accurately written as hǫrpu-stokkr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚱᛒᚢ-ᛋᛏᚢᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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