Old Norwegian Dictionary - öfundarmál

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öfundarmál" (or ǫfundarmál) in Norwegian.

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

öfundarmál (ǫfundarmál)
öfundarmál, n. Tale som har sin Grund iMisundelse; slíkt er eigi nema öfundar-mál eitt, unni hón engum manni atnjóta Eb. 51 (9612).

Part of speech: n

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, öfundarmál may be more accurately written as ǫfundarmál.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚠᚢᚿᚦᛆᚱᛘᛆᛚ
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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