Hörpu-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - hörpu-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hörpu-maðr" (or hǫrpu-maðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hörpu-maðr (hǫrpu-maðr)
- m. a harp-man, harper, SamS. S. 9.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hörpu-maðr may be more accurately written as hǫrpu-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚱᛒᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements