Old Norwegian Dictionary - hrossavöndr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hrossavöndr" (or hrossavǫndr) in Norwegian.

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

hrossavöndr (hrossavǫndr)
hrossavöndr, m. Hestepidsk, Kjep som bru-ges til dermed at drive Heste frem, =hestavöndr; vanari var hann hrossa-vendi en spora Ridd. 1016.

Part of speech: m

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚱᚮᛋᛋᛆᚠᚯᚿᚦᚱ
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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