Old Norwegian Dictionary - laukshöfuð

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "laukshöfuð" (or laukshǫfuð) in Norwegian.

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

laukshöfuð (laukshǫfuð)
laukshöfuð, n. Løghoved, nht. zwiebel.Clar. 849; jvf höfði sínu vísar heljartil, en fótum til sólar snýr - -; þater laukr, höfuð hans horfir í jörð, enblöðin í lopt Herv. 24115. 2464.

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, laukshöfuð may be more accurately written as laukshǫfuð.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛆᚢᚴᛋᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦ
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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