Old Norwegian Dictionary - mjöðdrekka

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mjöðdrekka" (or mjǫðdrekka) in Norwegian.

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

mjöðdrekka (mjǫðdrekka)
mjöðdrekka, f. Drikkekar hvoraf man drikkerMjød. Eg. 46 (9221. 28); Laxd. 43 (1254);Didr. 1644.

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, mjöðdrekka may be more accurately written as mjǫðdrekka.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛁᚯᚦᚦᚱᚽᚴᚴᛆ
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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