As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
óðr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (óð, ótt), a.
- 1) mad, frantic; ~ maðr, madman;
- 2) furious, vehement, eager (váru þeir synir Ósvífrs óðastir á þetta mál); e-m er ótt, one is eager, impatient (hann kallaði sér þó ótt um ferðina); ótt, as adv. vehemently (þeir reiddu ótt sverðin ok hjuggu títt); Flosi fór at engu óðara en hann væri heima, Flosi behaved as calmly as if he were at home.
- 1) mind, feeling;
- 2) song, poetry; óðar smiðr, poet.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚦᚱ
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