Viðsmjörs-tréOld Norse Dictionary - viðsmjörs-tré
Meaning of Old Norse word "viðsmjörs-tré" (or viðsmjǫrs-tré) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- viðsmjörs-tré (viðsmjǫrs-tré)
- n. an olive tree, Stj. 304, 399, 403, Rom. xi. 24, Rev. xi. 4.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, viðsmjörs-tré may be more accurately written as viðsmjǫrs-tré.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᛋᛘᛁᚢᚱᛋ-ᛏᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)