Old Norwegian Dictionary - gnötran

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "gnötran" (or gnǫtran) in Norwegian.

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

gnötran (gnǫtran)
gnötran, f. Klappren; frost gerir tannagnötran Elucid. 1633.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, gnötran may be more accurately written as gnǫtran.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᚿᚯᛏᚱᛆᚿ
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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