Old Norse Dictionary - róma

Meaning of Old Norse word "róma" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

róma Old Norse word can mean:

1. u, f. a weapon, clash, battle, only in poetry, see Lex. Poët.
2. að; in the phrase, róma vel eðr ília, to utter assent or dissent by shouting, to applaud or the contrary; en er biskup hafði lokit sínu máli, rómuðu klerkar ok lýðr vel, Bs. i. 740, Fms. i. 208, 288, vii. 8; róma vel at e-u, xi. 270.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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