HamarrOld Icelandic Dictionary - hamarr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hamarr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hamarr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (gen. -s, dat. hamri, pl. hamrar), m.
- 1) hammer; hann gerði hamar yfir, he made the sign of the hammer over it;
- 2) back of an axe;
- 3) crag, precipice (þar stendr ~ mikill fyrir þeim); þrítugur ~, a crag thirty fathoms high.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛘᛅᚱᚱ
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