Old Norwegian Dictionary - öldurmaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öldurmaðr" (or ǫldurmaðr) in Norwegian.

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

öldurmaðr (ǫldurmaðr)
öldurmaðr, m. Høvding (ags. ealdorman);Haldórr Eysteinsson öldurmann í sanctiNicolai gildi DN. VIII, 410.

Part of speech: m

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛚᚦᚢᚱᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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