Old Norse Dictionary - ör-skammr

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

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

ör-skammr (ǫr-skammr)
adj. quite short, quite brief; örskamma stund.

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

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

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