HveinOld Norwegian Dictionary - hvein
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hvein" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- hvein, f.? svarende til Folkesprogets hvein,gvein, kvein (Aasen 403 a43), der beteg-ner et fint Slags Græs, lat. agrostis, synesforekomme i Stedsnavne: viðr HveiniEJb. 31820; jvf DN. I, 32624; Hveina-bygð EJb. 50130; Hveinarjóðr EJb.33513. 33615; jvf DN. I, 326 (26814).
Part of speech: f
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚠᚽᛁᚿ
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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