MjöðmOld Norwegian Dictionary - mjöðm
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mjöðm" (or mjǫðm) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- mjöðm (mjǫðm)
- mjöðm, f. (G. mjaðmar, N. Pl. mjaðmir)Hofte. Bjark. 386; Nj. 147 (25322); Eb.54 (8626); HeilaG. II, 4478; bregða e-má mjöðm dvs. kaste en omkuld ved at løfteham paa Hoften (= leiða e-n á mjödmok bregða honum á lopt Bárð. 3525),Fld. III, 5731; jvf mjaðmarbragð.
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, mjöðm may be more accurately written as mjǫðm.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛁᚯᚦᛘ
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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