OfveðrOld Norwegian Dictionary - ofveðr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ofveðr" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- ofveðr, n. overhændigt, voldsomt Veir, =ofviðri. Fld. II, 7825; þvertré, er veggistyðja, at eigi falli þeir fyrir ofveðriHom. 1354; ef yfir fjörðu eða ár eðafjöll er at fara ok kœmst maðr eigifram at nefndardegi, þá komi hannnæstan helgan dag eptir, er fœrr er,ok syni með einseiði, at hann mættieigi fyrir ofveðri koma Frost. 2, 3213.
Part of speech: n
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚠᚠᚽᚦᚱ
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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