- eiginhöfðingi (eiginhǫfðingi)
- eiginhöfðingi, m. Høvding, hvis Myndig-hed en er undergiven. Stj. 4059.
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, eiginhöfðingi may be more accurately written as eiginhǫfðingi.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚽᛁᚵᛁᚿᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁ
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.