Old Norwegian Dictionary - möskvi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "möskvi" (or mǫskvi) in Norwegian.

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

möskvi (mǫskvi)
möskvi, m. Maske i Garn (net); tók hannlíngarn ok reið á svá, sem net er síðanSE. I, 1827. 33; þar ero netlög útarst,er selnet stendr grunn 20 möskva djúptat fjöru ok komi þá flár upp Grg. II,12522.

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, möskvi may be more accurately written as mǫskvi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚯᛋᚴᚠᛁ
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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