HolmgöngustaðrOld Norwegian Dictionary - holmgöngustaðr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "holmgöngustaðr" (or holmgǫngustaðr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- holmgöngustaðr (holmgǫngustaðr)
- holmgöngustaðr, m. Sted hvor der holdes holmganga, = holmstaðr. Flat. I,1517; Eg. 67 (1618).
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, holmgöngustaðr may be more accurately written as holmgǫngustaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚮᛚᛘᚵᚯᚿᚵᚢᛋᛏᛆᚦᚱ
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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