- karlhöfði (karlhǫfði)
- karlhöfði, m. Mandshoved (jvf karls-höfuð); reisa þar upp ás ok skerakarlhöfða á endanum Vem. 2511; þatskip var kallat karlhöfði (fordi dethavde á framstafninum konungs höfuð)Fsk. 936 jvf &vl; som Øgenavn: Guð-mundr karlhöfði Bp. I, 4208.
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, karlhöfði may be more accurately written as karlhǫfði.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛆᚱᛚᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁ
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.
- Pagina, side.
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