Old Norwegian Dictionary - ölmusumaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ölmusumaðr" (or ǫlmusumaðr) in Norwegian.

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

ölmusumaðr (ǫlmusumaðr)
ölmusumaðr, m. Menneske som lever af Almisser; hann minntist á æfi sinafyrri ok svá á þat, hverr brugðit hafðihans ríki ok sælu en gert hann atölmusumanni Flat. II, 8520; DN. II,16. VI, 163.

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, ölmusumaðr may be more accurately written as ǫlmusumaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛚᛘᚢᛋᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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