Kirkju-vörðrOld Norse Dictionary - kirkju-vörðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kirkju-vörðr" (or kirkju-vǫrðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kirkju-vörðr (kirkju-vǫrðr)
- m. a churchwarden, 655 xiii. B.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kirkju-vörðr may be more accurately written as kirkju-vǫrðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᚴᛁᚢ-ᚢᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements