HöfuðskepnaOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðskepna
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðskepna" (or hǫfuðskepna) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfuðskepna (hǫfuðskepna)
- höfuðskepna, f. 1) en af de vigtigste, væ-sentligste Skabninger. Elucid. 5629. 571. 6. 8.589. 2) et af Verdens fire Elementer(Jord, Vand, Luft og Ild), = höfuð-efni. Elucid. 6118; Algor. 37214. 3743;Barl. 13122; Bp. I, 14525; þíð höfuð-skepnan dvs. det vaade Element (nl. Van-det) Heilag. II, 9225.
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, höfuðskepna may be more accurately written as hǫfuðskepna.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛋᚴᚽᛕᚿᛆ
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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