As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
stafr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-s, -ir), m.
- 1) staff, post in a building, = uppstöðutré;
- 2) stave of a cask;
- 3) staff, stick (ganga við staf);
- 4) written letter, stave;
- 5) pl. stafir, lore, wisdom (fornir stafir).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚠᚱ
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