Torf-köstrOld Norse Dictionary - torf-köstr
Meaning of Old Norse word "torf-köstr" (or torf-kǫstr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- torf-köstr (torf-kǫstr)
- m. a turf-stack, peat-stack, Vm. 13.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, torf-köstr may be more accurately written as torf-kǫstr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᚠ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)