HerkumlOld Norwegian Dictionary - herkuml
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "herkuml" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- herkuml, n. Mærke paa Hjelm eller Skjold, hvorefter Krigere under Kampen kundekjende hinanden (jvf kuml); vér skol-um merkja lið várt allt, bera herkumlá hjalmum várum ok skjöldum, dragaþar með bleikju OH. 20431 (Flat. II,33818); jvf Nj. 143 (231).
Part of speech: n
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚽᚱᚴᚢᛘᛚ
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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