HöfuðmikillOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðmikill
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðmikill" (or hǫfuðmikill) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfuðmikill (hǫfuðmikill)
- höfuðmikill, adj. saadan som har et stortHoved; om maðr: halslangr ok höfuð-mikill Bárð. 521; om ylgja: Þ.Jón 2920(126 a15).
Part of speech: adj
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuðmikill may be more accurately written as hǫfuðmikill.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛘᛁᚴᛁᛚᛚ
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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