Old Norwegian Dictionary - hafgjalfr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hafgjalfr" in Norwegian.

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

hafgjalfr, n. høi Søgang i Havet, som bry-der med store Bølger (jvf gjalfr). Pr.36913; Bp. I, 1196; Heilag. II, 2433.65840; þetta veðr féll brátt, en þó varhafit svá grafit sakir ofviðris, at grunn-föllum var líkara en hafgjalfri Bp. II,5015.

Part of speech: n

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᚠᚵᛁᛆᛚᚠᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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