Old Norwegian Dictionary - örmalr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "örmalr" (or ǫrmalr) in Norwegian.

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

örmalr (ǫrmalr)
örmalr, m. Pilekogger, = örmælir; þátvar búningr Odds hversdagliga, at hannhafði - örmal sínn á baki en boga íhendi, engi hafði hann önnur vápn Fld.II, 5068.

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, örmalr may be more accurately written as ǫrmalr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚱᛘᛆᛚᚱ
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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