Old Norse Dictionary - stjörnu-bók

Meaning of Old Norse word "stjörnu-bók" (or stjǫrnu-bók) in English.

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

stjörnu-bók (stjǫrnu-bók)
f. a star-book, register of stars; stjörnubókar-maðr, an astronomer, Rb.; stjörnubókar-list, astronomy, id.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation

Works & Authors cited:

Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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