Rak-spölrOld Norse Dictionary - rak-spölr
Meaning of Old Norse word "rak-spölr" (or rak-spǫlr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- rak-spölr (rak-spǫlr)
- m., proncd. rek-spölr, the straight way; fara réttan rakspöl, to go straight on.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, rak-spölr may be more accurately written as rak-spǫlr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚴ-ᛋᛒᚢᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements