Old Norwegian Dictionary - ofdjörfung

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ofdjörfung" (or ofdjǫrfung) in Norwegian.

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

ofdjörfung (ofdjǫrfung)
ofdjörfung, f. = ofdirfð; þat er ofdjörf-ung sekjum ok útlaga manni at biðjasjalfan fyrirgefningar í fyrstu á sínnisekt (istedetfor først at henvende sig tilnogen, der kunde gaa i Forbøn for ham)Mar. 13825.

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, ofdjörfung may be more accurately written as ofdjǫrfung.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚠᚦᛁᚯᚱᚠᚢᚿᚵ
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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