Old Norwegian Dictionary - söngmær

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "söngmær" (or sǫngmær) in Norwegian.

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

söngmær (sǫngmær)
söngmær, f. 1) Pige som giver sig af med at synge; ekkjan var farin til iðjusínnar, hón var söngmær Heilag. II,64821. 2) et Slags Klokke; postula-klokkur vóru norðr fluttar frá Hólumok enn söngmeyjar fimm Bp. I, 85813;DI. I, 47129.

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, söngmær may be more accurately written as sǫngmær.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚯᚿᚵᛘᛅᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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