As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ör-væni (ǫr-væni)
- n. expectation; vissi engi hans nátt stað, ok engi hans örvæni, nobody knew his whereabouts, Fagrsk. ch. 58.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ör-væni may be more accurately written as ǫr-væni.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᚢᛅᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fagrskinna. (K. I.)
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