Old Norse Dictionary - örva-mælir

Meaning of Old Norse word "örva-mælir" (or ǫrva-mælir) in English.

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

örva-mælir (ǫrva-mælir)
m., Fms. iii. 223.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚢᛅ-ᛘᛅᛚᛁᚱ
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.)
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