Old Norwegian Dictionary - skammhöndungr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "skammhöndungr" (or skammhǫndungr) in Norwegian.

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

skammhöndungr (skammhǫndungr)
skammhöndungr, m. Person som har korte Hænder; Skeggi - sonr Gamla Skeggja-sonar skammhöndungs Sturl. I, 4127.

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, skammhöndungr may be more accurately written as skammhǫndungr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᛆᛘᛘᚼᚯᚿᚦᚢᚿᚵᚱ
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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