Old Norwegian Dictionary - rávörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "rávörðr" (or rávǫrðr) in Norwegian.

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

rávörðr (rávǫrðr)
rávörðr, m. Vagt som har sin Post, sit Tilholdssted paa Seglraaen (rá) ombordi Fartøi; rávörðr á at hefjast við sigluá bakborða ok fara fram eptir skipiByl. 236.

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, rávörðr may be more accurately written as rávǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚱᛆᚠᚯᚱᚦᚱ
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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