Old Norwegian Dictionary - kröptr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "kröptr" (or krǫptr) in Norwegian.

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

kröptr (krǫptr)
kröptr, m. (G. kraptar) 1) Kraft, Magt,Styrke, = kraptr 1. Barl. 1823. 2) underjordisk Kirke, crypta, = kraptr 7.Thom. 44425. 37. 51312. 17.

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, kröptr may be more accurately written as krǫptr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᚱᚯᛕᛏᚱ
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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