Old Norse Dictionary - við-vörun

Meaning of Old Norse word "við-vörun" (or við-vǫrun) in English.

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

við-vörun (við-vǫrun)
and við-varan, f. a warning, Nj. 166, 254, Fas. i. 491.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, við-vörun may be more accurately written as við-vǫrun.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Njála. (D. II.)
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