- höfðingjaefni (hǫfðingjaefni)
- höfðingjaefni, n. Person som er skikketeller udseet til at være höfðingi; S.þótti bezt höfðingjaefni austr þar Nj.116 (17412 jvf 14).
Part of speech: n
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingjaefni may be more accurately written as hǫfðingjaefni.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁᛆᚽᚠᚿᛁ
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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