Old Norwegian Dictionary - döf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "döf" (or dǫf) in Norwegian.

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

döf (dǫf)
döf, f. den bagerste Del af Ryggen paaDyr (Folkespr. dov). Fld. II, 17217.51026 (hvor daus er feilagtigt for dauf).

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, döf may be more accurately written as dǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚠ
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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