Old Norwegian Dictionary - hornahöttr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hornahöttr" (or hornahǫttr) in Norwegian.

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

hornahöttr (hornahǫttr)
hornahöttr, m. Hat som er forsynet med Horn; brugt som Benævnelse af en Biskoppaa Grund af den Mitra, som han bærer paa Hovedet (jvf hyrningr). Mag.* 1395.

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, hornahöttr may be more accurately written as hornahǫttr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚮᚱᚿᛆᚼᚯᛏᛏᚱ
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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