Kjör-tréOld Norse Dictionary - kjör-tré
Meaning of Old Norse word "kjör-tré" (or kjǫr-tré) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kjör-tré (kjǫr-tré)
- n. a choice piece of timber, in jetsum the best log of wood driven ashore; kirkja á kjörtré af Kirkjubóli, Vm. 75.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kjör-tré may be more accurately written as kjǫr-tré.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢᚱ-ᛏᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)