Old Norwegian Dictionary - möglan

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "möglan" (or mǫglan) in Norwegian.

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

möglan (mǫglan)
möglan, f. Adfærd, hvorved man giver sitMisnøie tilkjende, lader det komme til Ud-brud; = lat. murmuratio Hom. 2217. 34;Thom. 7322. 39; Jesus skildi möglanþeirra (= Vulg. quia murmurarent) okmælti: þetta styggvir yðr Post. 108(Joh. 6, 61); milli sjalfs hans heimo-ligra manna - springr upp á veginummikil möglan (= lat. murmuratio) afþesso tiltœki Thom. 7322. 39; jvf Mar.4577.

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, möglan may be more accurately written as mǫglan.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚯᚵᛚᛆᚿ
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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