Old Norwegian Dictionary - hraunhvalr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hraunhvalr" in Norwegian.

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

hraunhvalr, m. = hraunbúi; om Jøtun,fordi han udmærker sig ligesaa megetved sin Størrelse paa Landet som Hvaleni Havet (jvf SE. I, 54914), Hým. 36.

Part of speech: m

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚱᛆᚢᚿᚼᚠᛆᛚᚱ
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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