Old Norwegian Dictionary - hörmung

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hörmung" (or hǫrmung) in Norwegian.

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

hörmung (hǫrmung)
hörmung, f. 1) Sorg, Bedrøvelse, = harmr;þola hörmung Fm. VI, 9418; af þess-ari konu var öllu því ríki síðan harmrok hörmung Str. 2417. 2) Beklagelse.DI. I, 36420.

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, hörmung may be more accurately written as hǫrmung.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚱᛘᚢᚿᚵ
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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