Old Norwegian Dictionary - heraðshöldr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "heraðshöldr" (or heraðshǫldr) in Norwegian.

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

heraðshöldr (heraðshǫldr)
heraðshöldr, m. = höldr; sú kona varverðari at eiga ágætan konung en ein-hvern heraðshöld Fsk. 1614.

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, heraðshöldr may be more accurately written as heraðshǫldr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚽᚱᛆᚦᛋᚼᚯᛚᚦᚱ
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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