Ör-skammrOld 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