- sönghús (sǫnghús)
- sönghús, n. 1) Hus hvori Prest forretter Gudstjeneste (syngr tíðir); biskup ervið þat skyldr at vígja kirkjur, söng-hús ok bœnahús Grg. I, 1913; Dn. V,5203. 2) Kirkens Kor. Stat. 2671; þatkalla þeir sanctum sanctorum, er vérköllum sönghús Stj. 56315; þá hljópuþeir til kirkjunnar; Jón hljóp innarr ísönghúsit Fm. IX, 1827.
Part of speech: n
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, sönghús may be more accurately written as sǫnghús.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚯᚿᚵᚼᚢᛋ
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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