Old Norwegian Dictionary - skrökmaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "skrökmaðr" (or skrǫkmaðr) in Norwegian.

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

skrökmaðr (skrǫkmaðr)
skrökmaðr, m. usandfærdig Person; þettalíf eggjar gálausa menn til ofáts -,minnir þat - reiðan, at hann vegi enskrökmann, at hann ljúgi Homil. 14316.

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, skrökmaðr may be more accurately written as skrǫkmaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᚱᚯᚴᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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