Old Norwegian Dictionary - uppvöxtr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "uppvöxtr" (or uppvǫxtr) in Norwegian.

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

uppvöxtr (uppvǫxtr)
uppvöxtr, m. 1) Opvoxen, Opvæxt; sein-ligr í uppvexti Fm. IV, 89; engan tímasézt hann fylgja leik eða lausung semaðrir piltar í sínum uppvexti Heilag.II, 659. 2) Høide som noget opnaarved sin Væxt; lítill var uppvöxtr hansdvs. han var liden af Væxt, Fm. VII, 2399;muni skelfa várt lið hræðiligar ásjónur- eða mikill uppvöxtr risa Alex. 6813;nardus er eitt tré - lágt at uppvextiHeilag. I, 52515.

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, uppvöxtr may be more accurately written as uppvǫxtr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚢᛕᛕᚠᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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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