Sjónar-vörðr

Old Norse Dictionary - sjónar-vörðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "sjónar-vörðr" (or sjónar-vǫrðr) in English.

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

sjónar-vörðr (sjónar-vǫrðr)
m. a scout, Fms. viii. 212.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, sjónar-vörðr may be more accurately written as sjónar-vǫrðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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