- aflvöðvi (aflvǫðvi)
- aflvöðvi, m. den udvendige Armmuskel, lat.musculus biceps. Laxd. 19 (1172);Sturl. II, 444; Fld. II, 344; Trist. 7.
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, aflvöðvi may be more accurately written as aflvǫðvi.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᚠᛚᚠᚯᚦᚠᛁ
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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