Langa-töngOld Norse Dictionary - langa-töng
Meaning of Old Norse word "langa-töng" (or langa-tǫng) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- langa-töng (langa-tǫng)
- f. ‘long-prong,’ the middle finger.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, langa-töng may be more accurately written as langa-tǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᚴᛅ-ᛏᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements