Old Norwegian Dictionary - hörmungarorð

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hörmungarorð" (or hǫrmungarorð) in Norwegian.

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

hörmungarorð (hǫrmungarorð)
hörmungarorð, n. Ord hvori man udtalersin Sorg eller Bedrøvelse. DI. I, 36416;Flov. 14730.

Part of speech: n

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, hörmungarorð may be more accurately written as hǫrmungarorð.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚱᛘᚢᚿᚵᛆᚱᚮᚱᚦ
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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