Old Norse Dictionary - ör-skreiðr

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

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

ör-skreiðr (ǫr-skreiðr)
adj. swift-sliding, of a ship, Fms. i. 100, iii. 43.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᛋᚴᚱᛁᛁᚦᚱ
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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