bókastoð

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Icelandic[edit]

Mynd af bókastoð. (“an image of a bookend”)

Etymology[edit]

From bóka (of books) the genitive plural of bók (a book) and stoð (a post; a pillar, a support).

Noun[edit]

bókastoð f (genitive singular bókastoðar, nominative plural bókastoðir)

  1. a bookend; (heavy object or movable support placed at one or both ends of a row of books for the purpose of keeping them upright)