Old Norwegian Dictionary - böðvast

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "böðvast" (or bǫðvast) in Norwegian.

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

böðvast (bǫðvast)
böðvast, v. r. (að) blive stridbar, ophidsesig selv; böðvaðist at víni Hamd. 21.

Part of speech: v r

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚯᚦᚠᛆᛋᛏ
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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