Old Norwegian Dictionary - eyðifjörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "eyðifjörðr" (or eyðifjǫrðr) in Norwegian.

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

eyðifjörðr (eyðifjǫrðr)
eyðifjörðr, m. ubeboet, ubebygget Fjord-egn, Fjord hvis Strande ere ubeboede.Gísl. 6128; Vatsd. 14 (2432).

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, eyðifjörðr may be more accurately written as eyðifjǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚽᛦᚦᛁᚠᛁᚯᚱᚦᚱ
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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