Old Norwegian Dictionary - sviðufölski

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sviðufölski" (or sviðufǫlski) in Norwegian.

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

sviðufölski (sviðufǫlski)
sviðufölski, m. = fölski; sá hann tilSodomam ok Gomorram - ok gat atlíta sviðufölska fljúgandi upp af jörð-inni Stj. 12413 (= favilla 1 Mos. 19, 28).

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, sviðufölski may be more accurately written as sviðufǫlski.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚠᛁᚦᚢᚠᚯᛚᛋᚴᛁ
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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