HandslöngvaOld Norwegian Dictionary - handslöngva
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "handslöngva" (or handslǫngva) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- handslöngva (handslǫngva)
- handslöngva, f. Haandslynge, mods. staf-slöngva. Kgs. 855.
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, handslöngva may be more accurately written as handslǫngva.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᚿᚦᛋᛚᚯᚿᚵᚠᛆ
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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