ÞingvöllrOld Norwegian Dictionary - þingvöllr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þingvöllr" (or þingvǫllr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- þingvöllr (þingvǫllr)
- þingvöllr, m. Tingplads, flad Mark hvor-paa Tinget holdes. Grg. I, 1178; Frost.1, 2; Flat. I, 191; DN. IV, 379; mod- sættes þingmark, se under dette Ord.
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, þingvöllr may be more accurately written as þingvǫllr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᛁᚿᚵᚠᚯᛚᛚᚱ
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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