Old Norwegian Dictionary - örskreiðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "örskreiðr" (or ǫrskreiðr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

örskreiðr (ǫrskreiðr)
örskreiðr, adj. som skrider frem med rask Fart; skipin vóru örskreið ok tölduvel firir vindinum, skörut skjöldum ábæði borð Flat. I, 9128.

Part of speech: adj

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, örskreiðr may be more accurately written as ǫrskreiðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚱᛋᚴᚱᚽᛁᚦᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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