Ör-væntanOld Norse Dictionary - ör-væntan
Meaning of Old Norse word "ör-væntan" (or ǫr-væntan) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ör-væntan (ǫr-væntan)
- f. despair, hopelessness, Mar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ör-væntan may be more accurately written as ǫr-væntan.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᚢᛅᚾᛏᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)