Old Norwegian Dictionary - leynifjörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "leynifjörðr" (or leynifjǫrðr) in Norwegian.

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

leynifjörðr (leynifjǫrðr)
leynifjörðr, m. Fjord, hvis Munding letunddrager sig den forbireisendes Opmærk-somhed (jvf leynivágr) Fld. III, 6233.

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, leynifjörðr may be more accurately written as leynifjǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚽᛦᚿᛁᚠᛁᚯᚱᚦᚱ
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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