Old Norwegian Dictionary - hjörstefna

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hjörstefna" (or hjǫrstefna) in Norwegian.

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

hjörstefna (hjǫrstefna)
hjörstefna, f. = hjörþing. Hund. 1, 13.

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, hjörstefna may be more accurately written as hjǫrstefna.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛁᚯᚱᛋᛏᚽᚠᚿᛆ
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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