ÖmstrOld Norse Dictionary - ömstr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ömstr" (or ǫmstr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ömstr (ǫmstr)
- m. a rick, stack, Edda. ii. 493.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ömstr may be more accurately written as ǫmstr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘᛋᛏᚱ
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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