Old Norwegian Dictionary - mótstöðumaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mótstöðumaðr" (or mótstǫðumaðr) in Norwegian.

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

mótstöðumaðr (mótstǫðumaðr)
mótstöðumaðr, m. Modstander, Fiende; átti hann hlut at við mótstöðumennGunnars Nj. 64 (10121); mótstöðumennkirkjunnar Bp. I, 72211.

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, mótstöðumaðr may be more accurately written as mótstǫðumaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚮᛏᛋᛏᚯᚦᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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