Old Norwegian Dictionary - hjalmvölr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hjalmvölr" (or hjalmvǫlr) in Norwegian.

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

hjalmvölr (hjalmvǫlr)
hjalmvölr, m. Rorpind (jvf t. helm, axt-helm, hammerhelm, karsthelm DWb.IV, 2, 29764 fgg 75 fgg Flat. I, 23530. II,42839; Korm. 23011. 13.

Part of speech: m

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛁᛆᛚᛘᚠᚯᛚᚱ
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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