Tálgu-knífr

Old Norse Dictionary - tálgu-knífr

Meaning of Old Norse word "tálgu-knífr" in English.

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

tálgu-knífr
m. [Dan. tolle-kniv], a carving-knife, to carve wood and walrus-tusks, usually worn in the belt (knífr ok belti), Korm. 144, Band. 42 new Ed., Bs. i. 330, Eb. 250, passim.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
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