Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhgärdh

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhgärdh" (or hovudhgærdh) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

hovudhgärdh (hovudhgærdh)
hufvudgärd. " al hans howdhgärdh war waath aff tarom Jp 79. Jfr hoþagärþ. "

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so hovudhgärdh may have also been written as hovudhgærdh

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • howdh- )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚮᚠᚢᚦᚼᚵᛅᚱᚦᚼ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.