Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðgjöf

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðgjöf" (or hǫfuðgjǫf) in Norwegian.

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

höfuðgjöf (hǫfuðgjǫf)
höfuðgjöf, f. ypperlig, særdeles stor Gave.Kgs. 13323. 16113.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuðgjöf may be more accurately written as hǫfuðgjǫf.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚵᛁᚯᚠ
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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