- höfuðbrot (hǫfuðbrot)
- höfuðbrot, n. stor Skade, betydelig Ulykke;mun þér verða at því annathvárt gæfaeða höfuðbrot Ljósv. S. 26814.
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, höfuðbrot may be more accurately written as hǫfuðbrot.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛒᚱᚮᛏ
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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