Old Norwegian Dictionary - meginmörk

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "meginmörk" (or meginmǫrk) in Norwegian.

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

meginmörk (meginmǫrk)
meginmörk, f. den vigtigste Del af Skoven;þeir - skyldi fram renna milli (nl.runnsins ok) meginmerkrinnar ok gæta,at björninn næði eigi skóginum Eg. 60(1353).

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, meginmörk may be more accurately written as meginmǫrk.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚽᚵᛁᚿᛘᚯᚱᚴ
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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