Old Norse Dictionary - kjör-viltr

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

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

kjör-viltr (kjǫr-viltr)
part. having chosen amiss; kjörvilt vartú, Kristín! Safn 671.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Safn til Sögu Islands.
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