Old Norwegian Dictionary - öndóttr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öndóttr" (or ǫndóttr) in Norwegian.

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

öndóttr (ǫndóttr)
öndóttr, adj. fast eller fæstet med Fasthedmod hvad der er lige overfor (jvf önd-verðr, lat. adversarius); hví eru öndóttaugu Freyju, þikki mér ór augum eldrof brenna Hamh. 27.

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚿᚦᚮᛏᛏᚱ
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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