Old Norwegian Dictionary - róðrgöltr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "róðrgöltr" (or róðrgǫltr) in Norwegian.

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

róðrgöltr (róðrgǫltr)
róðrgöltr, m. saadant Redskab, saadan Ind- retning paa Krigsskibes fremste Ende, somskulde gjøre Skade paa Fiendens Fartøierved at drives med Aarerne fremad moddisse; róðrgöltr er góðr í orrostu meðjárnaðum múla Kgs. 8616; se den ældre Udgaves Side 39524 fgg.

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, róðrgöltr may be more accurately written as róðrgǫltr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚱᚮᚦᚱᚵᚯᛚᛏᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

følgende (om flere).

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