Ráð-valdrOld Norse Dictionary - ráð-valdr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ráð-valdr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘wielder of authority,’ ruler, Bs. i. 301:—mod. a tyrant, despot.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚦ-ᚢᛅᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)