Old Norwegian Dictionary - óðalsjörð

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "óðalsjörð" (or óðalsjǫrð) in Norwegian.

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

óðalsjörð (óðalsjǫrð)
óðalsjörð, f. Jord, Landeiendom, som eren eller fleres óðaL. GuL. 2761; Frost.12, 419; LandsL. 5, 7 (4de erfð L. 14).6, 41.

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, óðalsjörð may be more accurately written as óðalsjǫrð.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚦᛆᛚᛋᛁᚯᚱᚦ
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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