Old Norwegian Dictionary - dagvöxtr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "dagvöxtr" (or dagvǫxtr) in Norwegian.

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

dagvöxtr (dagvǫxtr)
dagvöxtr, m. Væxt som foregaar paa enDag; vaxa dagvöxtum dvs. voxe saa stærkteller hurtigt, at man kan se, hvorledes envoxer for hver Dag, som gaar (jvfdagsmunr). Konr. 4420; Mar. 117721;Eb. 63 (11624).

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, dagvöxtr may be more accurately written as dagvǫxtr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᛆᚵᚠᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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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