Dura-vörðr

Old Norse Dictionary - dura-vörðr

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

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

dura-vörðr (dura-vǫrðr)
m. a door-keeper, Sks. 289.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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