Kaup-túnOld Norse Dictionary - kaup-tún
Meaning of Old Norse word "kaup-tún" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a ‘cheap or chipping town,’ market town, Fb. ii. 122; þorp eðr k., Stj. 183, 570, O. H. L. 13.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚢᛒ-ᛏᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- O. H. L.
- Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)