As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ör-lyndr (ǫr-lyndr)
- adj. charitable, bounteous, open-handed, Fms. i. 219, ii. 21, Nj. 16, Al. 5, passim.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ör-lyndr may be more accurately written as ǫr-lyndr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᛚᚢᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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