- jöfurr (jǫfurr)
- jöfurr, m. (G. -s, N. Pl. -ar) eg. Vild- svineorne (som ags. eofor, lat. aper, nht. eber), men forekommer kun i Betydnin-gen af "Fyrste". Völ. 12; SiG. 3, 11;Guðr. 1, 14; jöfurr dauða HeilaG. II,620; jöfurr helvítis HeilaG. II, 634.
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, jöfurr may be more accurately written as jǫfurr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛁᚯᚠᚢᚱᚱ
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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