Old Norwegian Dictionary - sköfnungr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sköfnungr" (or skǫfnungr) in Norwegian.

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

sköfnungr (skǫfnungr)
sköfnungr, m. oprindelig vistnok en tyndGren med afskavet Bark (se Aasen skov-lung 684b21), men dernæst det tynde afLæggen, i hvilken Betydning Ordet fore-kommer: hann skeindisk á lófunum, oksvá framan á knjánum ok sköfnung-unum Sturl. II, 16723.

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, sköfnungr may be more accurately written as skǫfnungr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᚯᚠᚿᚢᚿᚵᚱ
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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