StagaOld Norse Dictionary - staga
Meaning of Old Norse word "staga" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
staga Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to darn or to patch coarsely; draugr stagaðr náböndum, Mar.; ef maðr stagar (sews up) höfuð svá at ekki bitr, Grág. i. 383; hvítum svörtum stagat allt með þráði, Hallgr. (of a beggar’s rags).
- 2. reflex., stagast á e-u, to harp on the same thing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Hallgrímr Pétrsson.
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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