Old Norwegian Dictionary - skipaför

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "skipaför" (or skipafǫr) in Norwegian.

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

skipaför (skipafǫr)
skipaför, f. = skipaferð; 1) þessi skipa-för er miklu auðsóttari, en þér mansagt vera Didr. 2497. 2) þú munt tíð-endi þikkjast kunna at segja af skipa-förum Flat. II, 28820.

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, skipaför may be more accurately written as skipafǫr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᛁᛕᛆᚠᚯᚱ
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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