Um-bötunOld Norse Dictionary - um-bötun
Meaning of Old Norse word "um-bötun" (or um-bǫtun) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- um-bötun (um-bǫtun)
- or um-batan, f. an amendment, Bs. i. 292.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, um-bötun may be more accurately written as um-bǫtun.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘ-ᛒᚢᛏᚢᚾ
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.)