Öfig-hlýriOld Norse Dictionary - öfig-hlýri
Meaning of Old Norse word "öfig-hlýri" (or ǫfig-hlýri) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öfig-hlýri (ǫfig-hlýri)
- a, m. a kind of fish, = Dan. pigvar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfig-hlýri may be more accurately written as ǫfig-hlýri.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚴ-ᚼᛚᚢᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements