MörnirOld Norse Dictionary - mörnir
Meaning of Old Norse word "mörnir" (or mǫrnir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mörnir (mǫrnir)
- m., as also Mörni, a, m. the name of an idoi, þiggi m. þetta blæti, Fb. ii. 334 (in a verse). Lex. Poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mörnir may be more accurately written as mǫrnir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱᚾᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.