Old Norwegian Dictionary - alföðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "alföðr" (or alfǫðr) in Norwegian.

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

alföðr (alfǫðr)
alföðr, m. (jvf feðr, herföðr, valföðr)alle Tings Fader; om Odin: Grímn.48; Hund. I, 38; SE. II, 25426. 47218. 555.

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, alföðr may be more accurately written as alfǫðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᛚᚠᚯᚦᚱ
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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