ÍstraOld Norse Dictionary - ístra
Meaning of Old Norse word "ístra" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. the fat of the paunch, of persons, Stj. 383, Þorf. Karl. 432, Þiðr. 341. ístru-magi, a, m. paunch-belly, a nickname, Fms.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛋᛏᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
- Þorf. Karl.
- Þorfinns Saga Karlsefnis. (D. II.)
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