Old 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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