Old Norse Dictionary - ör-vætta

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

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

ör-vætta (ǫr-vætta)
t, = örvænta; örvætta sér sigrs, Fms. x. 352.

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

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

Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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