HamföngOld Norwegian Dictionary - hamföng
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hamföng" (or hamfǫng) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- hamföng (hamfǫng)
- hamföng, n. pl.? eigi er, sem vér sýnumhamföng á oss, þótt í andlit blœðiSturl. I, 31025.
Part of speech: n pl
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, hamföng may be more accurately written as hamfǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᛘᚠᚯᚿᚵ
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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