Vitnis-örkOld Norse Dictionary - vitnis-örk
Meaning of Old Norse word "vitnis-örk" (or vitnis-ǫrk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vitnis-örk (vitnis-ǫrk)
- f. the ark of the covenant, = sáttmáls-örk, Stj. 311, Eluc.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vitnis-örk may be more accurately written as vitnis-ǫrk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛏᚾᛁᛋ-ᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Elucidarium. (F. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)