HöfuðlöstrOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðlöstr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðlöstr" (or hǫfuðlǫstr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfuðlöstr (hǫfuðlǫstr)
- höfuðlöstr, m. d. s.; átta ero höfuðlestirok upphaf allra synda (nl. ofmetnaðr,matvísi (= ætni Hom. 5514), hórdómr,fégirni eller ágirni (= síngirni Hom.5514), reiði, leti, úgleði, veggirni (= tómdýrð Hom. 5516) Hom. 487. 17. 4916. 5012.519. 527. 538. 544) Hom. 4718 fg
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, höfuðlöstr may be more accurately written as hǫfuðlǫstr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛚᚯᛋᛏᚱ
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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