Old Norwegian Dictionary - elgjagröf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "elgjagröf" (or elgjagrǫf) in Norwegian.

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

elgjagröf (elgjagrǫf)
elgjagröf, f. Grav som er indrettet til deriat fange Elg eller Elsdyr. DN. I, 676.

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, elgjagröf may be more accurately written as elgjagrǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚽᛚᚵᛁᛆᚵᚱᚯᚠ
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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