Old Norwegian Dictionary - liðshöfðingi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "liðshöfðingi" (or liðshǫfðingi) in Norwegian.

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

liðshöfðingi (liðshǫfðingi)
liðshöfðingi, m. Anfører, Høvding over liðsmenn; vil ek velja mér 12 liðs-höfðingja yfir her mínum Klm. 4841.

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, liðshöfðingi may be more accurately written as liðshǫfðingi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛚᛁᚦᛋᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁ
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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