Old Norwegian Dictionary - föðurmál

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "föðurmál" (or fǫðurmál) in Norwegian.

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

föðurmál (fǫðurmál)
föðurmál, n. Sprog, Maal som tales af ens Fader; laath oss tala vorth fadermoll ock moder moll Dn. I, 96125.

Part of speech: n

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, föðurmál may be more accurately written as fǫðurmál.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᚦᚢᚱᛘᛆᛚ
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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