ÓmrOld Norse Dictionary - ómr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ómr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [A. S. woma and wom and dæg-woma = aurora], sound, voice, esp. of a tinkling sound such as a peal of bells heard afar off; klingir mér fyrir eyrum ómr, a sound tinkles in my ears, Bjarni; held eg sem helgan dóm, hörpunnar sætan óm, a ditty: the word is freq. in mod. usage, but is not recorded in old writers, for Edda i. 544, v. l., is from a paper MS.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- frequent, frequently.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarni Thorarinson.
- Edda. (C. I.)