VölrOld Norwegian Dictionary - völr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "völr" (or vǫlr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- völr (vǫlr)
- völr, m. (G. valar, n. Pl. velir, A. Pl.völu) rund Kjæp, rundt Træstykke (jvfvalr, adj.); hón léði honum - staf sínn,er heitir Gríðarvölr SE. I, 28610; Sar-torius G. d. d. Hanse II, 38 n. 2. Jvf.handvölr, hjalmvölr, járnvölr, riðvölr,vígvölr.
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, völr may be more accurately written as vǫlr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᛚᚱ
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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