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Runic Dictionary

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Sigv ErfÓl 7I l. 5

Stǫng — standard-pole

lemma:

stǫng (noun f.; °stangar, dat. -u; stangir/stengr): pole

readings:

notes:

[5] stǫng ‘standard-pole’: A stǫng may be any kind of a pole (Whaley 2005b), but here it refers to that which carries the king’s battle-standard (Jesch 2001a, 253-4) or possibly the standard itself; see also sts 11/4, 12/3 below.

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