- höfuðniðjar (hǫfuðniðjar)
- höfuðniðjar, m. pl. = höfuðbarmsmenn(se höfuðbarmsmaðr). Guðr. 3, 5.
Part of speech: m pl
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuðniðjar may be more accurately written as hǫfuðniðjar.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚿᛁᚦᛁᛆᚱ
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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