Old Norwegian Dictionary - skalmöld

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "skalmöld" (or skalmǫld) in Norwegian.

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

skalmöld (skalmǫld)
skalmöld, f. lovløs Tid, jvf skalm 3. Vsp.46; þat var iflaust, at margir góðirmenn mundo verða drepnir í skalmöldþeirri, þvíat þá var meirr dœmt atáliti eða at búningi en at réttri raunHeilag. I, 57225.

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, skalmöld may be more accurately written as skalmǫld.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᛆᛚᛘᚯᛚᚦ
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:

Pagina, side.

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