- höfuðhof (hǫfuðhof)
- höfuðhof, n. anseligt Tempel, som udgjørMiddelpunktet for et større DistriktsGudsdyrkelse (jvf höfuðkirkja). Fm. X,26514; Flat. I, 24915. 26; Eg. 49 (9824).
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, höfuðhof may be more accurately written as hǫfuðhof.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚼᚮᚠ
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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