Auvirðs-maðr

Old Norse Dictionary - auvirðs-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "auvirðs-maðr" in English.

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

auvirðs-maðr
m. a wretch, laggard, 655, vide Sturl. ii. 139, Fær. 74, Þorf. Karl. 426.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fær.
Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
Þorf. Karl.
Þorfinns Saga Karlsefnis. (D. II.)
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