Stafa-nöfnOld Norse Dictionary - stafa-nöfn
Meaning of Old Norse word "stafa-nöfn" (or stafa-nǫfn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- stafa-nöfn (stafa-nǫfn)
- n. pl. the names of letters, Skálda 175.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, stafa-nöfn may be more accurately written as stafa-nǫfn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚠᛅ-ᚾᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Skálda. (H. I.)