Old Norwegian Dictionary - mannlöstr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mannlöstr" (or mannlǫstr) in Norwegian.

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

mannlöstr (mannlǫstr)
mannlöstr, m. Synd, hvad der med rette kanlægges et Menneske til Last (jvf mann-lýti, mods. mannkostr). Gísl. 1514. 16;Post. 8430. 90219; Heilag. II, 5876.

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, mannlöstr may be more accurately written as mannlǫstr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛆᚿᚿᛚᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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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