Old Norwegian Dictionary - jörmungandr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "jörmungandr" (or jǫrmungandr) in Norwegian.

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

jörmungandr (jǫrmungandr)
jörmungandr, m. = miðgarðsormr. Vsp.49 (50); SE. I, 10417. 2686; jvf 48417(4582).

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, jörmungandr may be more accurately written as jǫrmungandr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛁᚯᚱᛘᚢᚿᚵᛆᚿᚦᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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