Old Norwegian Dictionary - hundraðshöfðingi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hundraðshöfðingi" (or hundraðshǫfðingi) in Norwegian.

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

hundraðshöfðingi (hundraðshǫfðingi)
hundraðshöfðingi, m. Høvding over ellerAnfører for et Antal af hundrede Mand;= lat. centurio Pr. 26013; Stj. 63030;(2 Kong. 11, 4); Flat. I, 11917 (= Post. 16816 jvf 4112).

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, hundraðshöfðingi may be more accurately written as hundraðshǫfðingi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚢᚿᚦᚱᛆᚦᛋᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁ
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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