- þögn (þǫgn)
- þögn, f. Tien, Taushed; nú skaltu kjósasögn eða þögn Sigrdrif. 20; slær þögná e-n dvs. en forstummer, Fsk. 76; setjae-m þögn (dvs. paabyde en Taushed) ummál e-t DN. I, 147.
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, þögn may be more accurately written as þǫgn.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚵᚿ
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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