Old Norwegian Dictionary - stjörnuíþrótt

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "stjörnuíþrótt" (or stjǫrnuíþrótt) in Norwegian.

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

stjörnuíþrótt (stjǫrnuíþrótt)
stjörnuíþrótt, f. = stjörnubókarlist; örlögmanna vissi hann ok fyrir af stjörnu-íþrótt sínni Alex. 423; astronomia sú,er vér köllum stjörnuíþrótt Stj. 6433;hann kann svá algerla astronomian,þat er stjörnuíþrótt, at hann kennirhvers manns stjörnu Bp. I, 22830.

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, stjörnuíþrótt may be more accurately written as stjǫrnuíþrótt.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛏᛁᚯᚱᚿᚢᛁᚦᚱᚮᛏᛏ
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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