- höfuðband (hǫfuðband)
- höfuðband, n. Baand som bæres om Ho-vedet (band um höfuð Herv. 32822;jvf gullhlað 6 1ste Bind S. 662 b ognht. hauptband DWb. V, 236928 fgg); guller kennt til höfuðbands Fullu SE. I,3467 jvf 11413.
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, höfuðband may be more accurately written as hǫfuðband.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛒᛆᚿᚦ
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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