Old 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.)
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