Old Norwegian Dictionary - dýragröf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "dýragröf" (or dýragrǫf) in Norwegian.

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

dýragröf (dýragrǫf)
dýragröf, f. 1) Grav eller Grube som er indrettet til deri at fange vilde Dyr, Dyregrav. Landsl. 7, 63. 2) Grav, Grube, hvori der holdes vilde Dyr. Hb. 229; Mar. 504.

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, dýragröf may be more accurately written as dýragrǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᛦᚱᛆᚵᚱᚯᚠ
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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