TannhjöltOld Norwegian Dictionary - tannhjölt
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "tannhjölt" (or tannhjǫlt) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- tannhjölt (tannhjǫlt)
- tannhjölt, n. pl. Sverdhjalte (se hjalt) afHvalrostand. Fm. VII, 697.
Part of speech: n pl
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, tannhjölt may be more accurately written as tannhjǫlt.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᛆᚿᚿᚼᛁᚯᛚᛏ
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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