- hörundfall (hǫrundfall)
- hörundfall, n. Impotens, Udygtighed tilSamleie; þat má skilja festarmál, efhörundfall kemr á annattveggja Gul.5113 jvf Nj. 7 (1322 fg). 8 (1528); NGKr.2510 fg; DI. I, 28816 fg (HE. I, 24716 fg).
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, hörundfall may be more accurately written as hǫrundfall.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚱᚢᚿᚦᚠᛆᛚᛚ
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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