- höfuðnauðsyn (hǫfuðnauðsyn)
- höfuðnauðsyn, f. hvad som er saa sær-deles fornødent, at man vanskeligen kanundlade at gjøre det. Fm. IX, 50918. 30;Klm. 14036; er þér ok þetta sjalfumhöfuðnauðsyn (= þetta hin mesta nauð-syn sjalfum Laxd. R. 622) Laxd. 69(19828).
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, höfuðnauðsyn may be more accurately written as hǫfuðnauðsyn.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚿᛆᚢᚦᛋᛦᚿ
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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