FjörsungrOld Norwegian Dictionary - fjörsungr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "fjörsungr" (or fjǫrsungr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- fjörsungr (fjǫrsungr)
- fjörsungr, m. Fjæsing, Fjærsing, et SlagsFisk (trachinus draco L.) der med sin giftige Ryg kan tilføie et farligt Stik,som endogsaa kan have Døden tilfølge (jvf Molbechs d. Dialectlexicon S. 114under fjæsing og T. Lindstøl Stam-tavler S. 4604). SE. I, 579.
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, fjörsungr may be more accurately written as fjǫrsungr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚯᚱᛋᚢᚿᚵᚱ
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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