- ösp (ǫsp)
- ösp, f. (G. aspar) Aspetræ, populus tre-mula L.; einstœð em ek orðin semösp í holti Hamd. 5; SE. II, 483; DN.IX, 284.
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, ösp may be more accurately written as ǫsp.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛋᛕ
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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