Old Norwegian Dictionary - örfalr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "örfalr" (or ǫrfalr) in Norwegian.

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

örfalr (ǫrfalr)
örfalr, m. Hulhed (falr) i Pilespidsen som omslutter det deri satte Pileskaft; Hem-ingr skýtr eptir ok um fram öllu sváat örfalrinn lá á spjótsoddi konungsFlat. III, 4061 (jvf Icel. sag. I, 35226).

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, örfalr may be more accurately written as ǫrfalr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚱᚠᛆᛚᚱ
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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