Leiðar-steinnOld Norse Dictionary - leiðar-steinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "leiðar-steinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a loadstone; þá höfðu hafsiglingar-menn engir leiðarstein á Norðrlöndum, Landn. (Hb.) 28, Konr. 29; eptir himin-tungla gang ok eptir leiðarsteini, id.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚦᛅᚱ-ᛋᛏᛁᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hauks-bók. (H. IV.)
- Konráðs Saga. (G. III.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)