Old Norwegian Dictionary - þöngull

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þöngull" (or þǫngull) in Norwegian.

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

þöngull (þǫngull)
þöngull, m. Tangstengel, Tangstamme. Flat.II, 47724; Fm. VI, 376; fyrr muntuspenna um þönguls höfuð á Breiðafirðien ek handsala nauðigr land mítt Laxd.75 (2177).

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, þöngull may be more accurately written as þǫngull.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚿᚵᚢᛚᛚ
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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