As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- slöngvir (slǫngvir)
- m. one who slings away, Lex. Poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, slöngvir may be more accurately written as slǫngvir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᚢᚾᚴᚢᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.