Örvar-skaptOld 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.)