Lof-köstrOld Norse Dictionary - lof-köstr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lof-köstr" (or lof-kǫstr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lof-köstr (lof-kǫstr)
- m. a ‘pile of praise,’ a pyramid of praise, poët. a poem, Ad.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lof-köstr may be more accurately written as lof-kǫstr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚠ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Arinbjarnar-drápa. (A. III.)