Old Norwegian Dictionary - lofsöngr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "lofsöngr" (or lofsǫngr) in Norwegian.

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

lofsöngr (lofsǫngr)
lofsöngr, m. Lovsang. Fm. XI, 3088; Flat.I, 4689; Heilag. II, 12422; hversu munumvér syngja guðdróttins lofsöng í útlegðok annarra manna landi Stj. 4940; can-ticum graduum þat þýðist palla lof-söngr Mar. 730.

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, lofsöngr may be more accurately written as lofsǫngr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᚮᚠᛋᚯᚿᚵᚱ
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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