As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ör-vænting (ǫr-vænting)
- f. despair.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ör-vænting may be more accurately written as ǫr-vænting.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᚢᛅᚾᛏᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements