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