OstraOld Norwegian Dictionary - ostra
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ostra" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- ostra, f. Østers (lat. ostrea, ags. ostreWright-Wülcker I, 26133. 29320. 31921);þaðan af köllum vér eins háttar skel-fiskakyn óstrur Stj. 8814 (jvf 884. 12 fg);laxa nýja ok svá aðra nýja fiska okóstrur, þat skal kaupa á bátum eða ábryggjum, ef vill Byl. 7, 23.
Part of speech: f
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᛋᛏᚱᛆ
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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