Old Norwegian Dictionary - gjörfugleikr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "gjörfugleikr" (or gjǫrfugleikr) in Norwegian.

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

gjörfugleikr (gjǫrfugleikr)
gjörfugleikr, m. Dygtighed; satt er þat,sem mælt er, at sítt er hvárt, gæfaeðr gjörfugleikr dvs. at Held og Dygtig-hed ere to forskjellige Ting, som ikkealtid følges ad, Grett. 828.

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, gjörfugleikr may be more accurately written as gjǫrfugleikr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᛁᚯᚱᚠᚢᚵᛚᚽᛁᚴᚱ
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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