Old Norwegian Dictionary - vafspjörr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vafspjörr" (or vafspjǫrr) in Norwegian.

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

vafspjörr (vafspjǫrr)
vafspjörr, f. Tøistrimmel hvormed man om-vikler noget; i Vafspjarra-Grímr Þorskf.5814; jvf spjörr.

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, vafspjörr may be more accurately written as vafspjǫrr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛆᚠᛋᛕᛁᚯᚱᚱ
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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