Old Norwegian Dictionary - mjöðkona

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mjöðkona" (or mjǫðkona) in Norwegian.

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

mjöðkona (mjǫðkona)
mjöðkona, f. Kvinde som sælger eller ud-skjænker Mjød. Byl. 3, 83 fg

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, mjöðkona may be more accurately written as mjǫðkona.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛁᚯᚦᚴᚮᚿᛆ
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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