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Runic Dictionary

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Eyv Hál 8I l. 5

ness — nes

lemma:

nes (noun n.; °-s; -, gen. -ja): headland < Stafanes (noun n.)

readings:

[5] ‑ness: so FskAˣ, ‑nes Kˣ, F, J1ˣ, J2ˣ, FskBˣ

notes:

[5, 8] vágr Stafaness ‘the bay of Stavenes’: The p. n. is in the gen. case, though only FskAˣ (with its sister transcripts 52ˣ and 301ˣ) reads ‘-ness’. Stafanes corresponds phonologically to, and is probably to be identified with, Stavenes i Askvoll, a prominent headland north of Fjaler, Sogn og Fjordane, and site of numerous prehistoric burial mounds.

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