Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðbitarúm

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðbitarúm" (or hǫfuðbitarúm) in Norwegian.

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

höfuðbitarúm (hǫfuðbitarúm)
höfuðbitarúm, n. det Rum i Fartøiet somstøder umiddelbart til dets største ellervigtigste (midterste) Tverbjælke (höfuð-biti). Bjark. 1722.

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, höfuðbitarúm may be more accurately written as hǫfuðbitarúm.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛒᛁᛏᛆᚱᚢᛘ
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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