JörmungrundOld Norwegian Dictionary - jörmungrund
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "jörmungrund" (or jǫrmungrund) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- jörmungrund (jǫrmungrund)
- jörmungrund, f. Jorden (ags. eormen-grund Beow. 1711 eller 860) Grímn. 20.
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, jörmungrund may be more accurately written as jǫrmungrund.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛁᚯᚱᛘᚢᚿᚵᚱᚢᚿᚦ
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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