As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- köri (kǫri)
- or keri, a, m., medic. a tent, probe; ef köra kennir inn til heila-basta, Grág. ii. 91: poët. a sword is called keri, Hallfr.; as also Val-keri, id.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, köri may be more accurately written as kǫri.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- medicine, medically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.