Old Norwegian Dictionary - vöðull

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vöðull" (or vǫðull) in Norwegian.

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

vöðull (vǫðull)
vöðull, m. (N. Pl. vöðlar) Sted, Strækninghvor der kan eller maa vades, = vaðill;var flœðr sævar ok eigi reitt yfir vöðlaSturl. II, 3835. 394.

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, vöðull may be more accurately written as vǫðull.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᚦᚢᛚᛚ
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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