Old Norwegian Dictionary - umkvæði

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "umkvæði" in Norwegian.

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

umkvæði, n. Udtryk som en bruger i sin Tale; hann stefnir þá Blundkatli umrán ok nefnir sér vátta, ok hefir þauorð ok umkvæði sem hann fékk frekusthaft Hœnsn. 8 (14912).

Part of speech: n

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚢᛘᚴᚠᛅᚦᛁ
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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