As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [akin to staðsa (q. v.), ðs = nz]:—a standstill, hesitation; honum verðr stanz at svara, Sturl. i. 18: amazement, e-n rekr í stanz, (mod.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚾᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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