Old Norwegian Dictionary - akrhöfuð

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "akrhöfuð" (or akrhǫfuð) in Norwegian.

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

akrhöfuð (akrhǫfuð)
akrhöfuð, n. Ende af Ager, eller den For-højning, som der danner sig ved JordensBearbeidelse, som endnu i Folkesprogetpaa Lister; jvf ht. fürhaupt SchmellerII, 22414 fgg; DWb. IV, 1, 7 44) Dn.II, 770.

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, akrhöfuð may be more accurately written as akrhǫfuð.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᚴᚱᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦ
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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