Old Norwegian Dictionary - áhöfn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "áhöfn" (or áhǫfn) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

áhöfn (áhǫfn)
áhöfn, f. 1) Ladning som indeholdes i etFartøj. Fld. II, 511. 2) Gods, som dender har taget far paa et Fartøj, førermed sig ombord. Fm. V, 235; Byl. 9,1. 12. 23.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, áhöfn may be more accurately written as áhǫfn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᚼᚯᚠᚿ
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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