HrönnOld Norwegian Dictionary - hrönn
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hrönn" (or hrǫnn) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- hrönn (hrǫnn)
- hrönn, f. (N. Pl. hrannir) Bølge; varþ-athrönnum höfn þingloga dvs. det fattedesikke, at jo Mandskabet kjæmpede medBølgerne, Hund. 1, 29 (jvf NFkv.184 a28); drepr hann hirðmenn H. kon-ungs niðr hrönnum (dvs. dyngevis, =unnvörpum) Fld. I, 10514.
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, hrönn may be more accurately written as hrǫnn.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚱᚯᚿᚿ
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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