Austrfarar-knörr

Old Norse Dictionary - austrfarar-knörr

Meaning of Old Norse word "austrfarar-knörr" (or austrfarar-knǫrr) in English.

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

austrfarar-knörr (austrfarar-knǫrr)
m. a vessel bound for the Baltic, Fms. vii. 256.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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