RóðrOld Norse Dictionary - róðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "róðr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
róðr Old Norse word can mean:
- m., gen. róðrar [róa], a rowing, pulling, Eg. 358, Fms. ii. 180; þeir höfðu fagran róðr, yi. 120; var mjök vandaðr róðr á drekanum,309, and passim.
- COMPDS: róðrarferja, róðrarhanzki, róðrarhúfr, róðrarleiði, róðrarskip.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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