LömOld Norse Dictionary - löm
Meaning of Old Norse word "löm" (or lǫm) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- löm (lǫm)
- f., pl. lamar, mod. lamir, [lama], the hinges, esp. of a chest, but hjarir (q. v.) of a door; lamar á bak en hespur fyrir, of a shrine, Fms. v. 120, freq. in mod. usage.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, löm may be more accurately written as lǫm.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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