KjörOld Norwegian Dictionary - kjör
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "kjör" (or kjǫr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- kjör (kjǫr)
- kjör, n. Valg hvorved en udnævnes blandt,fremfor andre, = keyr (jvf kjósa). Fm.VI, 30415. VII, 8824; Nj. 125 (1928);hann kvað þat hafa gengit í kjör dvs.saaledes som han selv vilde, Fld. II, 37118.
Part of speech: n
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, kjör may be more accurately written as kjǫr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛁᚯᚱ
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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