As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- svörr (svǫrr)
- n. a kind of bird, Edda (Gl.) svörr-gælir, m. the gladdener of a bird of prey, Vellekla.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, svörr may be more accurately written as svǫrr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚢᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.