Old Norse Dictionary - ár-vöxtr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ár-vöxtr" (or ár-vǫxtr) in English.

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

ár-vöxtr (ár-vǫxtr)
m. the swelling of a river, Fms. i. 286.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ár-vöxtr may be more accurately written as ár-vǫxtr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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