Old Norwegian Dictionary - nautshöfuð

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "nautshöfuð" (or nautshǫfuð) in Norwegian.

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

nautshöfuð (nautshǫfuð)
nautshöfuð, n. Ko- eller Oxehoved; þeirMelamenn börðu þik sem nautshöfuðGrett. 8829.

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, nautshöfuð may be more accurately written as nautshǫfuð.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚿᛆᚢᛏᛋᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦ
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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