SpörOld Norse Dictionary - spör
Meaning of Old Norse word "spör" (or spǫr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- spör (spǫr)
- f., spörð, Sighvat, [spara], sparing, Barl. 120; erat af spörð, not sparingly, Sighvat.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, spör may be more accurately written as spǫr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)