OxahöfuðOld Norwegian Dictionary - oxahöfuð
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "oxahöfuð" (or oxahǫfuð) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- oxahöfuð (oxahǫfuð)
- oxahöfuð, n. Oxehoved; miðgarðsormrinngein yfir oxahöfuðit SE. I, 1703. 16825.
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, oxahöfuð may be more accurately written as oxahǫfuð.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚮᛋᛆᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦ
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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