Old Norwegian Dictionary - vánarvölr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vánarvölr" (or vánarvǫlr) in Norwegian.

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

vánarvölr (vánarvǫlr)
vánarvölr, m. Betlerstav; bera vánarvölHm. 77; ganga með vánarvöl Hák. 40;Landsl. 4, 28; keyra e-n á vánarvölBp. II, 10627.

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, vánarvölr may be more accurately written as vánarvǫlr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛆᚿᛆᚱᚠᚯᛚᚱ
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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