Old Norwegian Dictionary - hliðvörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hliðvörðr" (or hliðvǫrðr) in Norwegian.

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

hliðvörðr (hliðvǫrðr)
hliðvörðr, m. Vagt som staar, holdes ved en Port eller Døraabning (jvf hlið-gæzlumaðr). Guðr. I, 35 (36); = Vulg.portarius Stj. 62213 (2 Kong. 7, 11).

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, hliðvörðr may be more accurately written as hliðvǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛚᛁᚦᚠᚯᚱᚦᚱ
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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