KvaraOld Norse Dictionary - kvara
Meaning of Old Norse word "kvara" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, kvorra, mod. korra, to emit a rattling sound, as if about to be strangled; hann var svá rámr ok kvarraði svá at ekki nam hvat hann mælti, Fms. x. 279; hann kippir honum niðr undir sik svá at kvorar í honum, Fas. iii. 308.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛅᚱᛅ
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.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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