JöstrOld Norwegian Dictionary - jöstr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "jöstr" (or jǫstr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- jöstr (jǫstr)
- jöstr, m. (G. jastar) Gjær, Jest, = gerð 10(Folkespr. gjester Aasen 222 b8, eng.yeast Skeat 724 a, nht. gischt, mht.gist jvf jesen Mhd. Wb. I, 535 b34. 38.506 a1 fgg; jest af jesen Lexer I, 1480);öl kaldes röst jastar SE. I, 63419 fg
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, jöstr may be more accurately written as jǫstr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛁᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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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