Örvar-oddrOld Norse Dictionary - örvar-oddr
Meaning of Old Norse word "örvar-oddr" (or ǫrvar-oddr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- örvar-oddr (ǫrvar-oddr)
- m. an arrow-point. Fms. vii. 142, Gþl. 460: a nickname = Odd the archer, Fas. ii.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, örvar-oddr may be more accurately written as ǫrvar-oddr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚢᛅᚱ-ᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)