Old Norwegian Dictionary - flöktan

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "flöktan" (or flǫktan) in Norwegian.

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

flöktan (flǫktan)
flöktan, f. Flakken, Bevægelse uden Maalog Med, = flökran; frammi fyrir hinumstanda fjándr í fögrum myndum ymis-ligra kvenna, leikandi á margan hátt,þvi at sá aumi maðr gerði sér skemtanat þeirra ferð ok flöktan Heilag. I,68516.

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, flöktan may be more accurately written as flǫktan.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛚᚯᚴᛏᛆᚿ
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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