Old Norwegian Dictionary - viðsmjör

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "viðsmjör" (or viðsmjǫr) in Norwegian.

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

viðsmjör (viðsmjǫr)
viðsmjör, n. Olje; viðsmjörstré merkirmiskunn, þvíat svá sem viðsmjör erháleitra hverjom legi, svá er ok miskunnumfram alla krapta Stj. 4031; smurðrhelgu viðsmjöri Bp. I, 14433.

Part of speech: n

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, viðsmjör may be more accurately written as viðsmjǫr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚦᛋᛘᛁᚯᚱ
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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