Old Norse Dictionary - klýpi-töng

Meaning of Old Norse word "klýpi-töng" (or klýpi-tǫng) in English.

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

klýpi-töng (klýpi-tǫng)
f. a smith’s tongs or clippers, nail pincers.

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

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

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