Old Norwegian Dictionary - heimanför

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "heimanför" (or heimanfǫr) in Norwegian.

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

heimanför (heimanfǫr)
heimanför, f. = heimanferð 1; fara heiman-farar með húsbónda Grg. I, 12921;leita dagráðs at heimanförum sínumHb. 329; eiga heimanför dvs. skulle reisebort, Sturl. I, 218; gera heimanförsína dvs. give sig ud paa en Reise fraHjemmet, Eg. 7 (1029); úkunnra landaheimanför dvs. Udreise til fremmede Lande, Kgs. 565.

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, heimanför may be more accurately written as heimanfǫr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚽᛁᛘᛆᚿᚠᚯᚱ
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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