Old Norwegian Dictionary - örvamelr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "örvamelr" (or ǫrvamelr) in Norwegian.

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

örvamelr (ǫrvamelr)
örvamelr, m. d. s. Fld. II, 541 fg; svávar hennar búningr, er hón kom firirkonung, at hón hafði tvau skeyti íhœgri hendi en örvamel í vinstri Alex.12113; Klm. 34830.

Part of speech: m

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚱᚠᛆᛘᚽᛚᚱ
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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