JösurrOld Norse Dictionary - jösurr
Meaning of Old Norse word "jösurr" (or jǫsurr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- jösurr (jǫsurr)
- m. a pr. name, Hdl.; perhaps derived from Norse jase = a hare, Ivar Aasen.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, jösurr may be more accurately written as jǫsurr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᛋᚢᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.