RjóðrOld Norse Dictionary - rjóðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "rjóðr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
rjóðr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. ruddy, of the face or cheek; rjóðr í andliti, Fms. iv. 38, viii. 25, x. 35; rauðan ok rjóðan, Rm. 18; andlit með rjóðum lit, Str. 44; kaf-r., rjóð í kinnum, freq. in mod. usage.
- 2. red; búnaðr rjóðr af gulli, Karl. 181, (rare.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Rígsmál. (A. II.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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