Old Norwegian Dictionary - kolgröf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "kolgröf" (or kolgrǫf) in Norwegian.

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

kolgröf (kolgrǫf)
kolgröf, f. Grav eller gravet Fordybning i Jorden indrettet til deri at brænde Kul (Grág. 4758 fgg; Grg. II, 11028 fgg; Ölk.1514 fgg). Nj. 38 (588). Jvf. t. kol-grueben Oesterr. Weisthümer VI, 61413.

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, kolgröf may be more accurately written as kolgrǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᚮᛚᚵᚱᚯᚠ
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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