Sjónar-vörðrOld 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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)