Old Norwegian Dictionary - ragnarökkr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ragnarökkr" (or ragnarǫkkr) in Norwegian.

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

ragnarökkr (ragnarǫkkr)
ragnarökkr, n. det Mørke, hvori de gud- dommelige Kræfter eller Væsener finde sin Undergang. SE. I, 9821. 11223 fg. 1862.4361.

Part of speech: n

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, ragnarökkr may be more accurately written as ragnarǫkkr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚱᛆᚵᚿᛆᚱᚯᚴᚴᚱ
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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