Old Norwegian Dictionary - sölvafjara

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sölvafjara" (or sǫlvafjara) in Norwegian.

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

sölvafjara (sǫlvafjara)
sölvafjara, f. Strand, Fjære hvor der sam- les söl; hón var skillítil kona ok var þávestr í sölvafjöru í Saurbœ Sturl. I, 4211.

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, sölvafjara may be more accurately written as sǫlvafjara.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚯᛚᚠᛆᚠᛁᛆᚱᛆ
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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