As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
stamr Old Norse word can mean:
- or stammr, adj. [A. S. stamor], stammering; þá varð hann svá stammr, FmS. i. 282; sjá maðr varð svá stamr at ekki nam, x. 279; annar hét Þorviðr stammi, hann fékk eigi mælt þrem orðum lengra samt, Ó. H. 87.
- 2. wet, damp, so as not to go on smoothly, of gloves, socks, or the like, cp. glý-stamr (q. v.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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