JöstrOld Norse Dictionary - jöstr
Meaning of Old Norse word "jöstr" (or jǫstr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- jöstr (jǫstr)
- m., gen. jastar, [ister, Ivar Aasen], a kind of willow, Bragi (Edda) twice.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, jöstr may be more accurately written as jǫstr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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