Old Norwegian Dictionary - snæfölva

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "snæfölva" (or snæfǫlva) in Norwegian.

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

snæfölva (snæfǫlva)
snæfölva, f. tyndt Snelag, = snjóföl; þánótt áðr hafði fallit lítil snæfölva, sváat sporrækt var Laxd. 46 (13513).

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, snæfölva may be more accurately written as snæfǫlva.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚿᛅᚠᚯᛚᚠᛆ
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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