Old Norse Dictionary - örnir

Meaning of Old Norse word "örnir" (or ǫrnir) in English.

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

örnir (ǫrnir)
m. eagle, the name of a giant, Lex. Poët.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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