Old Norwegian Dictionary - víkingahöfðingi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "víkingahöfðingi" (or víkingahǫfðingi) in Norwegian.

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

víkingahöfðingi (víkingahǫfðingi)
víkingahöfðingi, m. Vikingehøvding, Sø-røveranfører. Fm. VI, 3899; Flat. II, 1322.

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, víkingahöfðingi may be more accurately written as víkingahǫfðingi.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚴᛁᚿᚵᛆᚼᚯᚠᚦᛁᚿᚵᛁ
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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