Vápn-söngrOld Norse Dictionary - vápn-söngr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vápn-söngr" (or vápn-sǫngr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vápn-söngr (vápn-sǫngr)
- m. the ‘weapon-song,’ clash of arms, Gkv., Akv.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vápn-söngr may be more accurately written as vápn-sǫngr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛒᚾ-ᛋᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-kviða. (A. II.)
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)