Old Norwegian Dictionary - allföðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "allföðr" (or allfǫðr) in Norwegian.

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

allföðr (allfǫðr)
allföðr, m. Navn, som gives Odin fyrirþví at hann er faðir allra guðanna okmanna ok alls þess, er af honum okhans krapti var fullt gert SE. I, 54.84 jvf 36.

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, allföðr may be more accurately written as allfǫðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᛚᛚᚠᚯᚦᚱ
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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