Old Norse Dictionary - straum-önd

Meaning of Old Norse word "straum-önd" (or straum-ǫnd) in English.

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

straum-önd (straum-ǫnd)
f. a ‘stream-duck,’ anas torquata.

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

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

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