Old Norwegian Dictionary - sönglist

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sönglist" (or sǫnglist) in Norwegian.

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

sönglist (sǫnglist)
sönglist, f. Musik, = söngíþrótt; hansbróðir sammœddr hét Jubal, er fannsönglist ok hljóða grein, er eyrannalysting tilheyrir Stj. 4521; sönglistaríþrótt Stj. 8614.

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, sönglist may be more accurately written as sǫnglist.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚯᚿᚵᛚᛁᛋᛏ
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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