Old Norwegian Dictionary - viðsmjörskvistr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "viðsmjörskvistr" (or viðsmjǫrskvistr) in Norwegian.

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

viðsmjörskvistr (viðsmjǫrskvistr)
viðsmjörskvistr, m. Oljegren; lítlu síðarlét Nói út fljúga dúfu af örkinni, hónkom aptr at aftni dags ok hafði ímunni sér viðsmjörskvist með grœnulaufi Pr. 709; Post. 32336.

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, viðsmjörskvistr may be more accurately written as viðsmjǫrskvistr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚦᛋᛘᛁᚯᚱᛋᚴᚠᛁᛋᛏᚱ
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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