Old Norse Dictionary - ör-váfaðr

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

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

ör-váfaðr (ǫr-váfaðr)
part. a waver, shaker of spears and shafts.

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

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

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