HöfuðhlutrOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðhlutr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðhlutr" (or hǫfuðhlutr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfuðhlutr (hǫfuðhlutr)
- höfuðhlutr, m. = höfðahlutr. Fm. XI,2775; Didr. 231.
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, höfuðhlutr may be more accurately written as hǫfuðhlutr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚼᛚᚢᛏᚱ
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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