Old Norwegian Dictionary - ránshönd

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ránshönd" (or ránshǫnd) in Norwegian.

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

ránshönd (ránshǫnd)
ránshönd, f. Røverhaand; þá er þat velráðit at fara þangat eigi með ránshendiFm. V, 5527; stálu með ránshendi Æf.159; jvf ránsfé.

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, ránshönd may be more accurately written as ránshǫnd.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚱᛆᚿᛋᚼᚯᚿᚦ
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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