Viking Motto in Old Norse

According to a definition, motto is a short expression of a guiding principle. Mottos in ancient languages have always been popular, since they express such principles with authority and wisdom of the ancients. User friendly interface below helps to create online mottoes in Old Norse, the language of the Vikings. Catchy phrases that can be created using this tool may be also interpreted as Viking slogans or even battle cries. Such a motto would adorn a weapon as an inscription or shock enemies when shouted during a reenactment of a Viking battle.

1. (noun) and (noun)
E.g.: blood and death


2. (noun) is (noun) to (noun)
E.g.: man is wolf to man

  is    to  

3. from (noun), (noun)
E.g.: from suffering , wisdom

from    ,  

4. (noun) (verb)
E.g.: time flies

5. (noun) is in (noun)
E.g.: gladness is in battle

  is in  

Based on the Latin motto generator, with the author’s kind permission.

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149 comments… add one
  • Salvador

    how do you write “vísdómr” in futhark? Colud you help please

  • chase

    i want to get a tattoo that say no sacrifice no victory but i cant translate it.

  • Celestial

    I’ve been trying to make a full sentence in Old Norse (Fire and chaos cleanse what order and ice make), but I don’t know the words for what, rule, cleanse, or order. Please, please help me!

    • Viking Rune

      Hello. Translation is not simply putting translated words together. It requires grammar as well :)

  • Svetlana Sonday

    Gleði ok vísdómr, Vikingar!

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