Old Norwegian Dictionary - vatnavöxtr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vatnavöxtr" (or vatnavǫxtr) in Norwegian.

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

vatnavöxtr (vatnavǫxtr)
vatnavöxtr, m. Vandets Tilvæxt, Forøgelse;þeir fœrðu stéttir þær í ána, er aldrisíðan hefir ór rekit, hvárki með vatna-vöxtum né ísalögum eðr jöklagangiGrett. 13229; DN. II, 35.

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, vatnavöxtr may be more accurately written as vatnavǫxtr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛆᛏᚿᛆᚠᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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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