Old Norwegian Dictionary - höskollr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höskollr" (or hǫskollr) in Norwegian.

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

höskollr (hǫskollr)
höskollr, m. graahaaret Mand, = hæru-kollr; trautt mun ek trúa þér, tröll!kvað höskollr Sturl. I, 30935; som Per-sonnavn DN. I, 19910. II, 1688; senereforvansket til Hauskuldr, Höskuldr, Haus-kauldr Nj. 1 fgg; Laxd. 7 fgg; DN.II, 65129.

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, höskollr may be more accurately written as hǫskollr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᛋᚴᚮᛚᛚᚱ
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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