Orðs-kviðr

Old Norse Dictionary - orðs-kviðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "orðs-kviðr" in English.

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

orðs-kviðr
m. a phrase, Skálda 178, Mar.: fame, Sks. 447 B; but esp. a saw, proverb, Fms. ii. 39, vi. 220, 328, Hrafn. 6, Skálda 196, passim.

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

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hrafn.
Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
Mar.
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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