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Runic Dictionary

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HSt Rst 14I l. 5

skoltar — foreheads

lemma:

skoltr (noun m.; °; -ar): [foreheads]

readings:

[5] skoltar: so 61, Flat, ‘skalptar’ Bb(111vb), 54, Bb(91vb), skolptar 53

notes:

[5] skoltar ‘foreheads’: This, the younger form of skolptr (LP: skolptr), is indicated by the skothending on gyllt. The word must refer to the dragon heads or other figure-heads on viking ships.

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