Old Norse Dictionary - ör-ferð

Meaning of Old Norse word "ör-ferð" (or ǫr-ferð) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

ör-ferð (ǫr-ferð)
f. doom, fate, = örlög; þeirra örnefni eða örferðir vitum vér eigi, Fms. x. 397 (Ágrip).

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ör-ferð may be more accurately written as ǫr-ferð.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᚠᛁᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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