Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfðingjaást

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfðingjaást" (or hǫfðingjaást) in Norwegian.

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

höfðingjaást (hǫfðingjaást)
höfðingjaást, f. Kjærlighed som de under-givne føle til sin Høvding; heit kannverða höfðingjaástin Flat. I, 44929.

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, höfðingjaást may be more accurately written as hǫfðingjaást.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁᛆᛆᛋᛏ
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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