Old Norwegian Dictionary - þríhöfðaðr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þríhöfðaðr" (or þríhǫfðaðr) in Norwegian.

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

þríhöfðaðr (þríhǫfðaðr)
þríhöfðaðr, adj. som har tre Hoveder.Skírn. 31; Heilag. II, 626.

Part of speech: adj

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, þríhöfðaðr may be more accurately written as þríhǫfðaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚱᛁᚼᚯᚠᚦᛆᚦᚱ
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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