Old Norwegian Dictionary - mannfjöldi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mannfjöldi" (or mannfjǫldi) in Norwegian.

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

mannfjöldi (mannfjǫldi)
mannfjöldi, m. Mængde Mennesker ellerMænd. Fm. VI, 2038. VIII, 35119; Vatsd.28 (4420); er mannfjöldi óx í heiminumPr. 713; í mannfjölda dvs. i mange Men-neskers Nærværelse, Fm. VII, 1616.

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, mannfjöldi may be more accurately written as mannfjǫldi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛆᚿᚿᚠᛁᚯᛚᚦᛁ
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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