Stöðu-vatnOld Norse Dictionary - stöðu-vatn
Meaning of Old Norse word "stöðu-vatn" (or stǫðu-vatn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- stöðu-vatn (stǫðu-vatn)
- n. a ‘standing-water,’ pond or lake, Stj. 75, 82, 89, Str. 78, MS. 623. 33, FmS. viii. 31.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, stöðu-vatn may be more accurately written as stǫðu-vatn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚢᚦᚢ-ᚢᛅᛏᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)