ÖgrOld Norse Dictionary - ögr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ögr" (or ǫgr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ögr (ǫgr)
- m., or better, augr, m., mod. Norse auger, a kind of fish, a carp, also called karfi, Edda (Gl.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ögr may be more accurately written as ǫgr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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