TökvíssOld Norwegian Dictionary - tökvíss
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "tökvíss" (or tǫkvíss) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- tökvíss (tǫkvíss)
- tökvíss, adj. rovgjerrig, = lat. rapax.Hom. 383; hann rétti hreinar hendrsínar á tré, ok var honum gefit eitrat drekka, at hann bœtti þat, er tök-vísar hendr tóko sœta fœzlo af bönn-uðu tré Post. 35112.
Part of speech: adj
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, tökvíss may be more accurately written as tǫkvíss.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᚯᚴᚠᛁᛋᛋ
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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