HöfuðsyndOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðsynd
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðsynd" (or hǫfuðsynd) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfuðsynd (hǫfuðsynd)
- höfuðsynd, f. Kardinalsynd, en af de (7)største, groveste Synder, = höfuðlýti.Str. 4315; Stat. 25513. 2583. 29529; vérskulum ok forðast 7 höfuðsyndir, sósem er drambvísi (&vl drambsemi),ágirnd (&vl reiði vanstilt), líkams losta-semi útan hjúnskaps, hatir (dvs. hatr),ofneytla matar ok drykkjar, afund, okleti til guðs þjónustu Stat. 28524.
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, höfuðsynd may be more accurately written as hǫfuðsynd.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛋᛦᚿᚦ
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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