HöfuðórarOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðórar
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðórar" (or hǫfuðórar) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfuðórar (hǫfuðórar)
- höfuðórar, m. pl. Forstyrrelse i Hovedet, =höfuðœrsl; komu at honum (nl. Saul)höfuðórar, ok þurfti at gæta hans,meðan sú sótt var á honum Kgs.15340; af hví mælir þú höfuðóra? Ridd.19017.
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, höfuðórar may be more accurately written as hǫfuðórar.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚮᚱᛆᚱ
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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