Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfðingjaskapr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfðingjaskapr" (or hǫfðingjaskapr) in Norwegian.

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

höfðingjaskapr (hǫfðingjaskapr)
höfðingjaskapr, m. Høvdings Stilling ogVærdighed; Pharao hóf Josef til höfð-ingjaskaps yfir höfuð öllum ríkismönn-um Kgs. 10217 jvf 13328.

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, höfðingjaskapr may be more accurately written as hǫfðingjaskapr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁᛆᛋᚴᛆᛕᚱ
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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