- forstöðumaðr (forstǫðumaðr)
- forstöðumaðr, m. Forsvarer. Pr. 878.
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, forstöðumaðr may be more accurately written as forstǫðumaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚮᚱᛋᛏᚯᚦᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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