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Runic Dictionary

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Sigv Erlfl 3I l. 4

Bóknar — of Bokn

lemma:

Bókn (noun f.): [Bokn]

readings:

[4] Bóknar: ‘bycner’ Holm2, ‘buknar’ J2ˣ, 321ˣ, 73aˣ, DG8, botnar 325VII, ‘bocknar’ Bb, FskAˣ

notes:

[2, 4] fyr norðan Tungur; við þrǫm Bóknar ‘to the north of Tunge; by the coast of Bokn’: On Tunge, see Note to st. 2/4. Today, Bokn is the name of two islands on the north side of Boknafjorden; the larger of these, Vestre Bokn, lies north of Tunge.

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