Við-köstrOld Norse Dictionary - við-köstr
Meaning of Old Norse word "við-köstr" (or við-kǫstr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- við-köstr (við-kǫstr)
- m. a pile of wood, Fms. i. 291, ii. 195.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, við-köstr may be more accurately written as við-kǫstr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦ-ᚴᚢᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)