Klöppur-nes

Old Norse Dictionary - klöppur-nes

Meaning of Old Norse word "klöppur-nes" (or klǫppur-nes) in English.

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

klöppur-nes (klǫppur-nes)
n. jutting rocks, Ó. H. 182 (Fb. ii. 309); lítið klöppurnes gékk fram fyrir utan hjá skipum þeirra, ok sá þeir því nær ekki út á fjörðinn, Fms. viii. 217; gékk klepparnes fyrir útan þá, Ó. H. 182.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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