Vaf-spjörrOld Norse Dictionary - vaf-spjörr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vaf-spjörr" (or vaf-spjǫrr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vaf-spjörr (vaf-spjǫrr)
- f. a strip or band of cloth wound round the leg instead of stockings, Gullþ.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vaf-spjörr may be more accurately written as vaf-spjǫrr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚠ-ᛋᛒᛁᚢᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)