VæriOld Norse Dictionary - væri
Meaning of Old Norse word "væri" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. abode, shelter; þeir áttu hvárki vist né væri í Víkinni, Fb. iii. 52; hvergi fékk hann vist né væri, Grett. 137 A; þeir skulu hér ekki eiga vist né væri, Fb. iii. 453; ú-væri, unrest, from itch.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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