Old Norwegian Dictionary - holmgöngumaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "holmgöngumaðr" (or holmgǫngumaðr) in Norwegian.

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

holmgöngumaðr (holmgǫngumaðr)
holmgöngumaðr, m. Mand som er vanttil holmganga, duelig dertil. Flat. I,150 fg; Vem. 197; Eg. 67 (1594). 68(16430).

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, holmgöngumaðr may be more accurately written as holmgǫngumaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚮᛚᛘᚵᚯᚿᚵᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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