Old Norwegian Dictionary - strengvörðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "strengvörðr" (or strengvǫrðr) in Norwegian.

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

strengvörðr (strengvǫrðr)
strengvörðr, m. Vagt som er udsat vedAnkertauget ombord paa Skib; kölluðuþeir þá, er strengvörð héldu á kon-ungsskipi, ok sögðu, at kugg einn rakframan at festum Fm. X, 135 &vl 7.

Part of speech: m

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, strengvörðr may be more accurately written as strengvǫrðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛏᚱᚽᚿᚵᚠᚯᚱᚦᚱ
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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