As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- nátt-söngr (nátt-sǫngr)
- m. a night-service in church, BS. i. 172, FmS. vi. 303, Sturl. i. 25, MS. 655 xi. 4.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, nátt-söngr may be more accurately written as nátt-sǫngr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᛏᛏ-ᛋᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.