- höfuðkempa (hǫfuðkempa)
- höfuðkempa, f. = höfuðhetja; K. varhinn fræknasti maðr ok höfuðkempatil (dvs. til at bruge) vápna sínna Sturl.II, 5530.
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, höfuðkempa may be more accurately written as hǫfuðkempa.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚴᚽᛘᛕᛆ
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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