Old Norwegian Dictionary - örlátr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "örlátr" (or ǫrlátr) in Norwegian.

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

örlátr (ǫrlátr)
örlátr, adj. gavmild i Væsen og Adferd. Hirðskrá 29; af því at konungr varörlátr, þá þikkir honum svívirðing í atfella þat niðr sem hann hefir áðr halditGyð. 1313.

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, örlátr may be more accurately written as ǫrlátr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚱᛚᛆᛏᚱ
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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