Old Norwegian Dictionary - orðafjöldi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "orðafjöldi" (or orðafjǫldi) in Norwegian.

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

orðafjöldi (orðafjǫldi)
orðafjöldi, m. Ordmængde, mange Ord, =orðfjöldi; draga til orðafjölda dvs. brugemange Ord: þarf eigi at draga til orða-fjölda, at Magus var heitit konunni dvs.det kan siges i faa Ord, det er snart fortalt, at m. fik Løfte om hende, Mag.930; þarf þat ei til orðafjölda at draga,at þar vóru þeir 3 vetr Mag. 1364.

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, orðafjöldi may be more accurately written as orðafjǫldi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚱᚦᛆᚠᛁᚯᛚᚦᛁ
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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