Old Norse Dictionary - örvar-skapt

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

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

örvar-skapt (ǫrvar-skapt)
n. an arrow-shaft, Fas. iii. 331.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᚢᛅᚱ-ᛋᚴᛅᛒᛏ
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.)
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