Old Norwegian Dictionary - orðgífr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "orðgífr" in Norwegian.

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

orðgífr, n. Trold (gífr) til at bruge Mun- den til alle Slags Ord eller Tale; hónvar orðgífr mikit ok fór með flimtanNj. 34 (49).

Part of speech: n

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚱᚦᚵᛁᚠᚱ
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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