Old Norwegian Dictionary - valböst

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "valböst" (or valbǫst) in Norwegian.

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

valböst (valbǫst)
valböst, f. Benævnelse paa en vis, uvisthvilken, Del af Sværdet. SE. I, 568;Hat. 9; Sigrdrif. 6.

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, valböst may be more accurately written as valbǫst.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛆᛚᛒᚯᛋᛏ
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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