Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðœrr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðœrr" (or hǫfuðœrr) in Norwegian.

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

höfuðœrr (hǫfuðœrr)
höfuðœrr, adj. forvirret, forstyrret i Ho-vedet, = höfuðóðr. Mar. 6116; Post.493. 8533; Ridd. 8618; Heilag. I, 28636;Æf. 3264.

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, höfuðœrr may be more accurately written as hǫfuðœrr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚯᚱᚱ
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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