- gjölnar (gjǫlnar)
- gjölnar, f. pl. gjölnar heita granar hans(nl. Fenrisulvens) SE. II, 43210; jvfOH. 1593. 28318.
Part of speech: f pl
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, gjölnar may be more accurately written as gjǫlnar.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᛁᚯᛚᚿᛆᚱ
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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