Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðlygi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðlygi" (or hǫfuðlygi) in Norwegian.

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

höfuðlygi (hǫfuðlygi)
höfuðlygi, f. stor, grov eller skammeligLøgn; þat er höfuðlygi, at só margirpeningar væri lagðir í jamlítzla jörðDN. VII, 1288.

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, höfuðlygi may be more accurately written as hǫfuðlygi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛚᛦᚵᛁ
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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