Old Norwegian Dictionary - húsvörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "húsvörðr" (or húsvǫrðr) in Norwegian.

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

húsvörðr (húsvǫrðr)
húsvörðr, m. Gaardshund (jvf S. 93 a53;= vörðr Mag. 2120). Frost. 11, 245.

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, húsvörðr may be more accurately written as húsvǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚢᛋᚠᚯᚱᚦᚱ
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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