Hörund-mjúkrOld Norse Dictionary - hörund-mjúkr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hörund-mjúkr" (or hǫrund-mjúkr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hörund-mjúkr (hǫrund-mjúkr)
- adj. soft-skinned, of a woman, Orkn. (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hörund-mjúkr may be more accurately written as hǫrund-mjúkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚱᚢᚾᛏ-ᛘᛁᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)