HnefataflOld Norwegian Dictionary - hnefatafl
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hnefatafl" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- hnefatafl, n. Brætspil, hvori hnefi synes at have været den fornemste Brikke, =hneftafl; F. sat at hnefatafli -; munek setja at hinni rauðu töflunni okvita, hvárt henni er forðat Fld. II,6720 fgg; þat er húnn í hnefatafli, hannheitir sem björn, hann rennr þegarhonum er kastat Herv. 25416; jvf Anm.
Part of speech: n
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚿᚽᚠᛆᛏᛆᚠᛚ
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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