As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- sef-tjörn (sef-tjǫrn)
- f. sedge-tarn, a local name, Gísl. 27, 107, 111.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, sef-tjörn may be more accurately written as sef-tjǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚠ-ᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.