KárrOld Norse Dictionary - kárr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kárr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [A. S. cerre; Ivar Aasen kaara], a curl or curls in the hair; svartr á hárslit ok kárr í hári hans mikill, Post. 645. 66; rendering of ‘capillo nigro et crispo:’ a pr. name, Kárr, Landn.; and as a nickname in þunn-kárr, thin-haired; gull-kárr, gold curl; örðlu-kárr, Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
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