Old Norse Dictionary - söng-list

Meaning of Old Norse word "söng-list" (or sǫng-list) in English.

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

söng-list (sǫng-list)
f. music, Stj. 45, 86, Bs. i. 220, 239 (en einn sæmiligan prestmann er Rikini hét, kapalin sinn, fékk hann til at kenna sönglist ok versa-görð).

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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