Old Norwegian Dictionary - brautgangshöfuðsmátt

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "brautgangshöfuðsmátt" (or brautgangshǫfuðsmátt) in Norwegian.

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

brautgangshöfuðsmátt (brautgangshǫfuðsmátt)
brautgangshöfuðsmátt, f. höfuðsmátt svámikil, at sjái geirvörtur karlmannsberar, og som han ikke kan have paa sin skyrta uden derved at give HustruenRet til at kræve Skilsmisse. Laxd. 34(8731) jvf 35 (8915).

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, brautgangshöfuðsmátt may be more accurately written as brautgangshǫfuðsmátt.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚱᛆᚢᛏᚵᛆᚿᚵᛋᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛋᛘᛆᛏᛏ
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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