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
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
Works & Authors cited:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.