Old Norwegian Dictionary - örvarhúnn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "örvarhúnn" (or ǫrvarhúnn) in Norwegian.

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

örvarhúnn (ǫrvarhúnn)
örvarhúnn, m. Pileskaft; hann á örvarhúnat hafa, skapt jamlangt hendi mannsGul. 1503.

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, örvarhúnn may be more accurately written as ǫrvarhúnn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᚱᚠᛆᚱᚼᚢᚿᚿ
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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