Old Norse Dictionary - smjörugr

Meaning of Old Norse word "smjörugr" (or smjǫrugr) in English.

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

smjörugr (smjǫrugr)
adj. greased, fat; var smjörug haddan (from cooking meat), Hkr. i. 143: buttered.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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