Old 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

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