Reik-stjörnurOld Norse Dictionary - reik-stjörnur
Meaning of Old Norse word "reik-stjörnur" (or reik-stjǫrnur) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- reik-stjörnur (reik-stjǫrnur)
- f. pl. the planets, (mod.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, reik-stjörnur may be more accurately written as reik-stjǫrnur.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᛁᚴ-ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements