Old Norwegian Dictionary - oddhending

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "oddhending" in Norwegian.

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

oddhending, f. første Stavelserim i en Verslinie som tillige udgjør den førsteStavelse af et Ord; sú hending, er frum-hending heitir, stendr stundum í upp-hafi orðs, köllum vér þá oddhendingSE. I, 59820 jvf 60816. 65223; Háttat.II, 31. 521. 188.

Part of speech: f

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᚦᚦᚼᚽᚿᚦᛁᚿᚵ
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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