Stjörnu-markOld Norse Dictionary - stjörnu-mark
Meaning of Old Norse word "stjörnu-mark" (or stjǫrnu-mark) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- stjörnu-mark (stjǫrnu-mark)
- n. a constellation, Rb., Stj.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, stjörnu-mark may be more accurately written as stjǫrnu-mark.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛁᚢᚱᚾᚢ-ᛘᛅᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)