MannshöfuðOld Norwegian Dictionary - mannshöfuð
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mannshöfuð" (or mannshǫfuð) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- mannshöfuð (mannshǫfuð)
- mannshöfuð, n. Menneskehoved. Fm. X,2802; Eids. 1, 12; mannahöfuð n. pl.dvs. Menneskehoveder. Nj. 158 (27526).
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, mannshöfuð may be more accurately written as mannshǫfuð.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛆᚿᚿᛋᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦ
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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