Old Norwegian Dictionary - jakaför

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "jakaför" (or jakafǫr) in Norwegian.

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

jakaför (jakafǫr)
jakaför, f. løse Isstykkers Bevægelse, naar de føres eller drive afsted for Strømeller Vind; hláka mikil var úti ok áiní leysingum; var á henni jakaför Grett.14929.

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, jakaför may be more accurately written as jakafǫr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛁᛆᚴᛆᚠᚯᚱ
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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