Ör-gelmirOld Norse Dictionary - ör-gelmir
Meaning of Old Norse word "ör-gelmir" (or ǫr-gelmir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ör-gelmir (ǫr-gelmir)
- m. the name of an old giant (cp. Germ. ur-alt), Vþm., Edda.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ör-gelmir may be more accurately written as ǫr-gelmir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᚴᛁᛚᛘᛁᚱ
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.)
- Vafþrúðnis-mál. (A. I.)