Old Norse Dictionary - kjör-viðr

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

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

kjör-viðr (kjǫr-viðr)
ker-viðr, m. = kjörtré, Rd. 251, 252; kjörviða-taka, 254.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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