Old Norwegian Dictionary - gagnstöðumaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "gagnstöðumaðr" (or gagnstǫðumaðr) in Norwegian.

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

gagnstöðumaðr (gagnstǫðumaðr)
gagnstöðumaðr, m. Modstander, Fiende, lat. adversarius, = mótstöðumaðr; varek gagnstöðumaðr þeim, er á Jesumtrúðu Post. 22726.

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, gagnstöðumaðr may be more accurately written as gagnstǫðumaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᛆᚵᚿᛋᛏᚯᚦᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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