KarlshöfuðOld Norwegian Dictionary - karlshöfuð
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "karlshöfuð" (or karlshǫfuð) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- karlshöfuð (karlshǫfuð)
- karlshöfuð, n. Mandshoved; Jökull skarkarlshöfuð á súluendanum Vatsd. 34(563).
Part of speech: n
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, karlshöfuð may be more accurately written as karlshǫfuð.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛆᚱᛚᛋᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦ
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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