Ás-móðr

Old Norse Dictionary - ás-móðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ás-móðr" in English.

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

ás-móðr
m. the divine strength of Thor, shewn in his wrath by thunder and lightning; því næst sá hann eldingar ok þrumur stórar; sá hann þá Þór í ásmóði, Edda 58; the proper name Þormóðr is equivalent to ásmóðr, cp. Landn. 307 (the verse).

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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