Old Norse Dictionary - örvar-húnn

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

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

örvar-húnn (ǫrvar-húnn)
m. the tip of an arrow, N. G. L. i. 59.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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