Skjala-vörðrOld Norse Dictionary - skjala-vörðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "skjala-vörðr" (or skjala-vǫrðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skjala-vörðr (skjala-vǫrðr)
- m. a keeper of archives; leyndar-skjal, a secret deed.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skjala-vörðr may be more accurately written as skjala-vǫrðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛅᛚᛅ-ᚢᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements