VændishöfðingiOld Norwegian Dictionary - vændishöfðingi
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vændishöfðingi" (or vændishǫfðingi) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- vændishöfðingi (vændishǫfðingi)
- vændishöfðingi, m. slet Høvding; vændis-höfðingjar mundu slíkt kallaðir á várulandi Flat. III, 42218.
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, vændishöfðingi may be more accurately written as vændishǫfðingi.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛅᚿᚦᛁᛋᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁ
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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