- fjörgjafi (fjǫrgjafi)
- fjörgjafi, m. Person som skjænker en Livet,frelser ens (e-s) Liv. Alex. 9813; Mork.10921; Heilag. II, 4530.
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, fjörgjafi may be more accurately written as fjǫrgjafi.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚯᚱᚵᛁᛆᚠᛁ
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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