HöfðingjaættOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfðingjaætt
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfðingjaætt" (or hǫfðingjaætt) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfðingjaætt (hǫfðingjaætt)
- höfðingjaætt, f. Høvdingeslægt. Kgs. 13428.
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingjaætt may be more accurately written as hǫfðingjaætt.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁᛆᛅᛏᛏ
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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