Old Norwegian Dictionary - hörundfall

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hörundfall" (or hǫrundfall) in Norwegian.

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

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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