Old Norwegian Dictionary - innihöfn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "innihöfn" (or innihǫfn) in Norwegian.

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

innihöfn (innihǫfn)
innihöfn, f. Handlingen at huse en, tage en til sig i sit Hus (jvf hafa e-n inni);verja innihöfn e-s dvs. forbyde alle og enhver at huse en, Grg. I, 185; Pr.4729 (Anal. 17414 fg).

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, innihöfn may be more accurately written as innihǫfn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛁᚿᚿᛁᚼᚯᚠᚿ
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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