Old Norse Dictionary - stökkvi-víg

Meaning of Old Norse word "stökkvi-víg" (or stǫkkvi-víg) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

stökkvi-víg (stǫkkvi-víg)
n. a single, isolated case of manslaughter, Ann. 1296, Krók. 36.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, stökkvi-víg may be more accurately written as stǫkkvi-víg.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚢᚴᚴᚢᛁ-ᚢᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
Króka Refs Saga. (D. V.)
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