Old Norse Dictionary - rymr

Meaning of Old Norse word "rymr" in English.

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

m. roaring, of a hoarse voice, Edda 110; rymr oneagri, 673. 54; með rymnum, 56: poét., rymr öxa, randa, ríta, the clatter of weapons: the sea is called rym-fjall, -leið, -völlr, = the roaring fell, way, field, Lex. Poët.

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:

Edda. (C. I.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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