Amstr

Old Norse Dictionary - amstr

Meaning of Old Norse word "amstr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

amstr
n. [cp. Germ. amsteig = palearium], a rick, Orkn. 448, an απ. λεγ.: amstr now means toil: cp. amstrast, að, to toil.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛘᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

απ. λεγ.
απαξ. λεγόμενον.
cp.
compare.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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