Ór-vindaOld Norse Dictionary - ór-vinda
Meaning of Old Norse word "ór-vinda" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj., proncd. úrvinda, [the word is not recorded in old writers: the etymology may be from úr and vyndi, qs. yndi, Germ. wonne, = out of rest, out of cheer; if so, it would be an interesting instance of the retention of the w before y]:—restless, distressed, esp. of a person distressed from want of sleep, e. g. a child crying incessantly is said to be úrvinda; barnið er úrvinda, það er úrvinda af svefni, distressed for want of sleep.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᚢᛁᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.