PontaOld Norse Dictionary - ponta
Meaning of Old Norse word "ponta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ponta Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. að, = punkta, Skálda 176.
- 2. u, f. a mull, snuff-box with a ‘pointed’ end, shaped like a horn, freq. in mod. usage; for a sketch of one see Paikull’s Travels in Icel. pontu-stútr, m. the pointed end of a ponta.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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