Old Norwegian Dictionary - bifröst

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "bifröst" (or bifrǫst) in Norwegian.

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

bifröst (bifrǫst)
bifröst, f. Bro som Guderne gjorde fraJorden til Himmelen, og som ellers kal-des regnbogi, = bilröst. SE. I, 60.70 fg

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, bifröst may be more accurately written as bifrǫst.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛁᚠᚱᚯᛋᛏ
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.

Abbreviations used:


Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages related to Old Norwegian.