Old Norse Dictionary - ör-þrasir

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

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

ör-þrasir (ǫr-þrasir)
m. the sturdy, the stubborn (?), the name of an old giant, the father of the Norns, Vþm.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Vafþrúðnis-mál. (A. I.)
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