Old Norwegian Dictionary - gjörkolfr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "gjörkolfr" (or gjǫrkolfr) in Norwegian.

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

gjörkolfr (gjǫrkolfr)
gjörkolfr, m. Person som er rask til atfatte en Beslutning, til at foretage signoget; þó at ek görumk nökkut gjör-kolfr í þessu boði (dvs. Tilbud) Eb. 19(3056).

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, gjörkolfr may be more accurately written as gjǫrkolfr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᛁᚯᚱᚴᚮᛚᚠᚱ
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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