Old Norwegian Dictionary - meðalskömm

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "meðalskömm" (or meðalskǫmm) in Norwegian.

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

meðalskömm (meðalskǫmm)
meðalskömm, f. middelmaadig Skam; Jö-kull kvað eigi meðalskömm í vera (dvs.sagde at det var stor Skam), ef þeirbera eigi af honum Vatsd. 22 (372).

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, meðalskömm may be more accurately written as meðalskǫmm.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚽᚦᛆᛚᛋᚴᚯᛘᛘ
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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