VörnuðrOld Norse Dictionary - vörnuðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vörnuðr" (or vǫrnuðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vörnuðr (vǫrnuðr)
- m. a warning; bjóða vörnuð, to bid one beware, Akv. 8, Sighvat.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vörnuðr may be more accurately written as vǫrnuðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᚱᚾᚢᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-kviða. (A. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.