As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
punktr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. [Lat.], a point, Rb. 470: a degree or part of the circumference of a circle, Rb.
- 2. a full stop in writing.
- II. the point or nick of time; í þann punkt, sama punkt, í sagðan punkt, Stj., Mar., and passim in writers of the. 14th century, e. g. Bs. ii.
- 2. a point, case, Bs. i. 730.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚾᚴᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
Works & Authors cited:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.