Old Norwegian Dictionary - blótvöllr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "blótvöllr" (or blótvǫllr) in Norwegian.

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

blótvöllr (blótvǫllr)
blótvöllr, m. Mark, Slette, paa hvilkenman foretager sig noget der staar i For-bindelse med, maa henregnes til Afguds-dyrkelse. Fm. VIII, 157.

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, blótvöllr may be more accurately written as blótvǫllr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛚᚮᛏᚠᚯᛚᛚᚱ
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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