Old Norse Dictionary - stundar-þögn

Meaning of Old Norse word "stundar-þögn" (or stundar-þǫgn) in English.

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

stundar-þögn (stundar-þǫgn)
f. a brief silence, H. E. ii. 80.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

H. E.
Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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