Old Norse Dictionary - örvar-boð

Meaning of Old Norse word "örvar-boð" (or ǫrvar-boð) in English.

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

örvar-boð (ǫrvar-boð)
n. an ‘arrow-summons,’ ‘arrow-message,’ a message or summons by an arrow, Fms. i. 209.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚢᛅᚱ-ᛒᚢᚦ
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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