ÞvariOld Norse Dictionary - þvari
Meaning of Old Norse word "þvari" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þvari Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. [þverr], a cross-stick; ef þér kæmit í þverst þvari, unless a bolt were thrown athwart thee, unless thou be thwarted, Hkv. Hjörv. 18: in bryn-þvari, q. v.; ben-þvari, dólg-þvari, a ‘wound-stick,’ i. e. a weapon, Lex. Poët.
- 2. a nickname, Bjarn. 36.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Hkv. Hjörv.
- Helga-kviða Hjörvarðssonar. (A. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
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