Old Norwegian Dictionary - úminnishöfgi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "úminnishöfgi" (or úminnishǫfgi) in Norwegian.

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

úminnishöfgi (úminnishǫfgi)
úminnishöfgi, m. Tunghed som falder over en og bringer ham til at glemme, hvadhan har at gjøre; þá fellr á þau svámikill óminnishöfgi, at þau gá eigi atganga leiðar sínnar Alex. 724.

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, úminnishöfgi may be more accurately written as úminnishǫfgi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚢᛘᛁᚿᚿᛁᛋᚼᚯᚠᚵᛁ
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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