Old Norwegian Dictionary - níðstöng

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "níðstöng" (or níðstǫng) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

níðstöng (níðstǫng)
níðstöng, f. Stang, Træ som reises for der-ved at níða e-n; þat ero níð, ef maðrskerr manni tréníð eða rístr eða reisirmanni níðstöng Grg. II, 1832; hvorledesman gik frem med at reisa níðstöngkan sees af hvad der fortælles Eg. 60(14719-31). Jvf. DM. 625.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, níðstöng may be more accurately written as níðstǫng.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚿᛁᚦᛋᛏᚯᚿᚵ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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