Old Norwegian Dictionary - róspölr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "róspölr" (or róspǫlr) in Norwegian.

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

róspölr (róspǫlr)
róspölr, m. liden Jernstang (se spölr), somSmeden gjør sig for deraf ved Hjælp afMeisel, Beitel (se Aasen 48a24) at af-hugge den ene ró efter den anden (seforan S. 122b43 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, róspölr may be more accurately written as róspǫlr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚱᚮᛋᛕᚯᛚᚱ
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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