Old Norwegian Dictionary - sögubók

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sögubók" (or sǫgubók) in Norwegian.

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

sögubók (sǫgubók)
sögubók, f. Bog som indeholder en eller flere Fortællinger, Historier; var Sturlaopt í Reykjaholti ok lagði mikinn hugá at láta rita sögubœkr eptir bókumþeim, er Snorri setti saman Sturl. I,2992; DN. 457 (3539. 12).

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, sögubók may be more accurately written as sǫgubók.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚯᚵᚢᛒᚮᚴ
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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