Old Norse Dictionary - stjórnar-völr

Meaning of Old Norse word "stjórnar-völr" (or stjórnar-vǫlr) in English.

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

stjórnar-völr (stjórnar-vǫlr)
m. a tiller, Bs. ii. 51.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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