Old Norse Dictionary - kjör-vápn

Meaning of Old Norse word "kjör-vápn" (or kjǫr-vápn) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

kjör-vápn (kjǫr-vápn)
n. a choice weapon, Fas. iii. 387.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kjör-vápn may be more accurately written as kjǫr-vápn.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢᚱ-ᚢᛅᛒᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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