Old Norwegian Dictionary - fótgöngumaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "fótgöngumaðr" (or fótgǫngumaðr) in Norwegian.

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

fótgöngumaðr (fótgǫngumaðr)
fótgöngumaðr, m. Fodgjænger, = fót-gangandi maðr. Fm. IV, 41323 fg;Didr. 3923.

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, fótgöngumaðr may be more accurately written as fótgǫngumaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚮᛏᚵᚯᚿᚵᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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