Orrostu-slögOld Norse Dictionary - orrostu-slög
Meaning of Old Norse word "orrostu-slög" (or orrostu-slǫg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- orrostu-slög (orrostu-slǫg)
- n. pl. battles, Fms. xi 200.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, orrostu-slög may be more accurately written as orrostu-slǫg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚱᚢᛋᛏᚢ-ᛋᛚᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)