Old Norwegian Dictionary - valföðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "valföðr" (or valfǫðr) in Norwegian.

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

valföðr (valfǫðr)
valföðr, m. de faldnes Fader (jvf herföðrVsp. 23, alföðr); om Odin: Vsp. 1. 22;SE. I, 84.

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, valföðr may be more accurately written as valfǫðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛆᛚᚠᚯᚦᚱ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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