Old Norwegian Dictionary - döggvan

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "döggvan" (or dǫggvan) in Norwegian.

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

döggvan (dǫggvan)
döggvan, f. Væden, með nökkurri dögg-van af þoku Stj. 1411; Nilus - vökvarþat (nl. landit) svá ok frjóvar meðsínni döggvan Stj. 4710.

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, döggvan may be more accurately written as dǫggvan.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚵᚵᚠᛆᚿ
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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