Old Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðskömm

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðskömm" (or hǫfuðskǫmm) in Norwegian.

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

höfuðskömm (hǫfuðskǫmm)
höfuðskömm, f. særdeles stor Skam. Alex.14730; Fm. VI, 26227.

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, höfuðskömm may be more accurately written as hǫfuðskǫmm.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛋᚴᚯᛘᛘ
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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