KlöppOld Norse Dictionary - klöpp
Meaning of Old Norse word "klöpp" (or klǫpp) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- klöpp (klǫpp)
- f., pl. klappir, [klappa], a pier-like rock projecting into the sea, and looking as if shaped by art; lenda við klöppina, or klappirnar, freq. in western Icel.; as also of stepping stones over a stream, leiðin lá yfir mýrar ok fen, ok vóru þar höggnar yfir klappir, Fms. vii. 68; klappar-nef, n. a projecting rock.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, klöpp may be more accurately written as klǫpp.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᚢᛒᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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