RomrOld Norse Dictionary - romr
Meaning of Old Norse word "romr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
romr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. the voice, the ring of the voice; skírt máltakit ok rómrinn svá mikill yfir málinn, at þóat hann þætti eigi hátt tala þá skildu allir þótt fjarri væri, Fms. viii. 447.
- 2. the shouting, cheering, at an assembly; while murmurs, groans, or silence were the signs of dissent, cp. the remarks of Tacit. Germ. ch. 11, and göra (A. 111. 6. fine); in the phrase, göra góðan … róm at e-u, at þessu eyrendi varð rómr mikill, Fms, i. 21; göra góðan róm at e-u, to assent by acclamation, 34; engi varð rómr at máli hans, vii. 749; at Lögbergi var görr mikill rómr, at Merði mæltisk vel, Nj. 230.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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