Old Norwegian Dictionary - kirkjuvörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "kirkjuvörðr" (or kirkjuvǫrðr) in Norwegian.

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

kirkjuvörðr (kirkjuvǫrðr)
kirkjuvörðr, m. Person som tager Varepaa Kirke, geymir, gætir kirkju. Post.75314. 76540; Thom. 47833.

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, kirkjuvörðr may be more accurately written as kirkjuvǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛁᚱᚴᛁᚢᚠᚯᚱᚦᚱ
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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