Old Norse Dictionary - níð-stöng

Meaning of Old Norse word "níð-stöng" (or níð-stǫng) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

níð-stöng (níð-stǫng)
f. a ‘nið-pole,’ see níð, Eg. 389, Grág. ii. 147.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, níð-stöng may be more accurately written as níð-stǫng.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦ-ᛋᛏᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Grágás. (B. I.)
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