Old Norwegian Dictionary - ríshöfði

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "ríshöfði" (or ríshǫfði) in Norwegian.

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

ríshöfði (ríshǫfði)
ríshöfði, m. som i svenske Love betegner et Barn, som Faderen, medens han var iútlegð, har avlet med sin Hustru (seSchlyter 513b) forekommer i det norskeStedsnavn ríshöfðarjóðr EJb. 34136.

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, ríshöfði may be more accurately written as ríshǫfði.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚱᛁᛋᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁ
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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