Dur-vörðr

Old Norse Dictionary - dur-vörðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "dur-vörðr" (or dur-vǫrðr) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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