Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfðingjaskipti

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfðingjaskipti" (or hǫfðingjaskipti) in Norwegian.

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

höfðingjaskipti (hǫfðingjaskipti)
höfðingjaskipti, n. Forandring med Hen-syn til Besiddelsen af Høvdingeværdig- hed; þá var orðit höfðingjaskipti íNoregi Nj. 29 (4112); jvf Nj. 101(15719); Fris. 9128.

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, höfðingjaskipti may be more accurately written as hǫfðingjaskipti.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁᛆᛋᚴᛁᛕᛏᛁ
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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