Old Norwegian Dictionary - landkönnuðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "landkönnuðr" (or landkǫnnuðr) in Norwegian.

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

landkönnuðr (landkǫnnuðr)
landkönnuðr, m. Mærke som skal tjene til at betegne, at nogen har taget et StykkeLand i sin Besiddelse, tilegnet sig det (kannat sér landit); setti hann niðrstaf nýbirktan, er þeir kölluðu land-könnuð Landn. 2, 6.

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, landkönnuðr may be more accurately written as landkǫnnuðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛆᚿᚦᚴᚯᚿᚿᚢᚦᚱ
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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