Old Norwegian Dictionary - gjöldungr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "gjöldungr" (or gjǫldungr) in Norwegian.

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

gjöldungr (gjǫldungr)
gjöldungr, m. = geldingr (jvf gjalding).NGKr. 251.

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, gjöldungr may be more accurately written as gjǫldungr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᛁᚯᛚᚦᚢᚿᚵᚱ
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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