LandvörnOld Norwegian Dictionary - landvörn
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "landvörn" (or landvǫrn) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- landvörn (landvǫrn)
- landvörn, f. 1) Landets Forsvar modfiendligt Overfald. Landsl. 7, 710;OH. 9327 jvf 22 (Flat. I, 5607). 2) hvad som tjener, bruges til Landets Forsvar.Fm. VIII, 19623; Landsl. 3, 211; Flat.I, 1081; Hirðskrá 3816. 19 fg; Rb. 813. 6.
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, landvörn may be more accurately written as landvǫrn.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛆᚿᚦᚠᚯᚱᚿ
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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