Stjörnu-fræðiOld Norse Dictionary - stjörnu-fræði
Meaning of Old Norse word "stjörnu-fræði" (or stjǫrnu-fræði) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- stjörnu-fræði (stjǫrnu-fræði)
- f. astronomy.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, stjörnu-fræði may be more accurately written as stjǫrnu-fræði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾᚢ-ᚠᚱᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements