As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- dur-vörðr (dur-vǫrðr)
- m. a door-keeper, Eg. 409, Fms. ii. 160.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dur-vörðr may be more accurately written as dur-vǫrðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱ-ᚢᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.