- höfuðbani (hǫfuðbani)
- höfuðbani, m. Aarsag til ens Død, = höfuðs-bani; þetta er þínn höfuðbani Flóam.18 (13826); jvf Laxd. 33 (8620) se under höfuðsvörðr.
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, höfuðbani may be more accurately written as hǫfuðbani.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛒᛆᚿᛁ
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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