Old Norwegian Dictionary - hörmungargrátr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hörmungargrátr" (or hǫrmungargrátr) in Norwegian.

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

hörmungargrátr (hǫrmungargrátr)
hörmungargrátr, m. Graad af Bedrøvelse. Heilag. II, 966.

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, hörmungargrátr may be more accurately written as hǫrmungargrátr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚱᛘᚢᚿᚵᛆᚱᚵᚱᛆᛏᚱ
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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