Vágr

Old Norse Dictionary - vágr

Meaning of Old Norse word "vágr" in English.

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

vágr Old Norse word can mean:

vágr
m. [no doubt different from the preceding word, prob. qs. vargr, absorbing var into vá: O. H. G. warag; mod. H. G. ware, wærch, Schmeller; Dan. voer]:—matter, from a sore; vella vági ok hryfi, Stj. 344; freyddi ór upp blóð ok vágr, Ísl. ii. 218; vágs litr, 677. 22.
vágr
COMPDS: vágfall, vágnagli.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
O. H. G.
Old High German.
prob.
probably.
qs.
quasi.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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