Old Norwegian Dictionary - skógbjörn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "skógbjörn" (or skógbjǫrn) in Norwegian.

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

skógbjörn (skógbjǫrn)
skógbjörn, m. = skógarbjörn; hann drapskógbjörn fyrir þat, er hann hafði bititgeit fyrir honum Landn. 2, 9 (913).

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, skógbjörn may be more accurately written as skógbjǫrn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᚮᚵᛒᛁᚯᚱᚿ
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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