Old Norwegian Dictionary - víðförli

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "víðförli" (or víðfǫrli) in Norwegian.

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

víðförli (víðfǫrli)
víðförli, f. vidløftig Omfaren paa Reiser; er svá sagt, at hann kœmi til heims-enda ok gerði þar mikla stólpa tilmarks víðförli sínnar Trój. 12 (3015).

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, víðförli may be more accurately written as víðfǫrli.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚦᚠᚯᚱᛚᛁ
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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