NórOld Norse Dictionary - nór
Meaning of Old Norse word "nór" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
nór Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. n. an inlet, sea-loch; this word is still used in Dan., and freq. in Dan. local names, e. g. Mön’s nor, Falster nor, Noret near to Danavirki in Sleswig; but it is obsolete in Icel., and not recorded in old writers.
- 2. m., gen. nós, dat. nói, [an antiquated word, perh. akin to Lat. navis, Gr. νηυς, ναυς], a kind of ship, Edda (Gl.): a smith’s trough, Björn; brand-nór (í brand-nói), a ‘hearth-ship,’ i. e. a house, poët., Ýt.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biörn Halldórsson.
- Edda. (C. I.)
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