Old Norwegian Dictionary - þön

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þön" (or þǫn) in Norwegian.

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

þön (þǫn)
þön, f. Spiler eller lignende hvorved manudstrækker (jvf þenja) Skind til Tørring;þeir tóku gærur af þönum - ok báruþar í eld ok tjöruna Sturl. II, 16412.

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, þön may be more accurately written as þǫn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚿ
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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