Old Norwegian Dictionary - þorngjörð

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þorngjörð" (or þorngjǫrð) in Norwegian.

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

þorngjörð (þorngjǫrð)
þorngerð, -gjörð, f. Tornekrone. Heilag.I, 28328; AR. II, 416a; Symb. 2214. 5811;Heilag. I, 28339; Homil. 17315.

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, þorngjörð may be more accurately written as þorngjǫrð.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚮᚱᚿᚵᛁᚯᚱᚦ
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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