Old Norwegian Dictionary - mjötviðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mjötviðr" (or mjǫtviðr) in Norwegian.

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

mjötviðr (mjǫtviðr)
mjötviðr, m. Træ som har en afgjørendeIndflydelse paa Skjæbnen eller TingenesGang; níu man ek heima, níu íviði,mjötvið mœran fyr mold neðan Vsp. 2.Se Sophus Bugge Studier I, 490 fg

Part of speech: m

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛁᚯᛏᚠᛁᚦᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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