- hlífskjöldr (hlífskjǫldr)
- hlífskjöldr, m. d. s. Fm. VIII, 2394; Flat.II, 12331; föstur eru enn trúasti hlíf-skjöldr við skotum hans (nl. Fandens)Hom. 10718.
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, hlífskjöldr may be more accurately written as hlífskjǫldr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛚᛁᚠᛋᚴᛁᚯᛚᚦᚱ
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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