StrýOld Norse Dictionary - strý
Meaning of Old Norse word "strý" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. tow of hemp; næfrar, strý ok brennu-stein, Fms. viii. 342, Bs. i. 799. strý-hærðr, adj. tow-haired, Sturl. i. 20.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚱᚢ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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