Old Norwegian Dictionary - orðfjöldi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "orðfjöldi" (or orðfjǫldi) in Norwegian.

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

orðfjöldi (orðfjǫldi)
orðfjöldi, m. Ordrigdom, Ordmængde (lat.copia verborum; jvf orðafjöldi); kenn-ingar auka orðfjölda SE. I, 60623; heyjasér orðfjölda með fornum heitum SE.I, 2245.

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, orðfjöldi may be more accurately written as orðfjǫldi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚱᚦᚠᛁᚯᛚᚦᛁ
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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