Old Norwegian Dictionary - spennitöng

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "spennitöng" (or spennitǫng) in Norwegian.

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

spennitöng (spennitǫng)
spennitöng, f. Tang hvormed man griber fat paa noget for at drage det ud ellertil sig, Niptang; tók Snorri goði þáspennitöng ok kipti brott örinni Eb.45 (888); tók hann spennitöng ok vildidraga út járnit Flat. II, 36533.

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, spennitöng may be more accurately written as spennitǫng.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛕᚽᚿᚿᛁᛏᚯᚿᚵ
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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