Old Norwegian Dictionary - málavöxtr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "málavöxtr" (or málavǫxtr) in Norwegian.

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

málavöxtr (málavǫxtr)
málavöxtr, m. Beskaffenhed af, Omstændig-hederne ved en Sag (jvf svá er mál meðvexti, se under vöxtr). Flat. II, 1558;Fm. VI, 1118. VII, 1287; Nj. 51 (7925);Alex. 11320; Bp. I, 678.

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, málavöxtr may be more accurately written as málavǫxtr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛆᛚᛆᚠᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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