HöfuðvinrOld Norwegian Dictionary - höfuðvinr
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höfuðvinr" (or hǫfuðvinr) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- höfuðvinr (hǫfuðvinr)
- höfuðvinr, m. god, fortrolig, trofast Ven. Flat. III, 3631. 4423. 11825; Post. 10425;Klm. 36330.
Part of speech: m
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuðvinr may be more accurately written as hǫfuðvinr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᚠᛁᚿᚱ
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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