Old Norwegian Dictionary - vanheiðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vanheiðr" in Norwegian.

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

vanheiðr, m. Vanære, Beskjæmmelse, = sví-virðing, úsœmd; elskar hann því hjarta-ligar sína móður ok fagnar hennarsœmd, en reiðist, ef henni er nökkurrvanheiðr Mar. 107415; gera e-m van-heiðr DN. II, 287; Fld. III, 304; fávanheiðr af e-m Post. 40132.

Part of speech: m

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛆᚿᚼᚽᛁᚦᚱ
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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