Old Norwegian Dictionary - hvelgörr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hvelgörr" (or hvelgǫrr) in Norwegian.

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

hvelgörr (hvelgǫrr)
hvelgörr, adj. saaledes gjort, at deri findes hvel 4 (jvf Str. 1713); mikit leg erhult var gullvofnu pelli, er hvelgörtvar ok allt gullhlöðum saumut Str.8033.

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚠᚽᛚᚵᚯᚱᚱ
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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