Old Norse Dictionary - viðsmjörs-viðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "viðsmjörs-viðr" (or viðsmjǫrs-viðr) in English.

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

viðsmjörs-viðr (viðsmjǫrs-viðr)
m. = viðsmjörstré, N. T., Rom. xi. 17.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

N. T.
New Testament.
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