Old Norse Dictionary - spak-frömuðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "spak-frömuðr" (or spak-frǫmuðr) in English.

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

spak-frömuðr (spak-frǫmuðr)
m. an ‘oracle-framer,’ soothsayer, sage; valteins s., the soothsayer of the chosen chip, Ýt.; see hlaut.

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

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

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