Old Norwegian Dictionary - ofþögli

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ofþögli" (or ofþǫgli) in Norwegian.

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

ofþögli (ofþǫgli)
ofþögli, f. overdreven Taushed; hvárt-tveggja má mein gera, ofmælgi ok of-þögli Ridd. 3029 jvf ofmálugr, ofþögullRidd. 3027 fg.

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, ofþögli may be more accurately written as ofþǫgli.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚠᚦᚯᚵᛚᛁ
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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