Old Swedish Dictionary - hovudhsäkt

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hovudhsäkt" (or hovudhsækt) in Swedish.

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

hovudhsäkt (hovudhsækt)

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

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hovoth-.
  • huwt-.
  • huwudh-. houoth sätt: -sättinne MELL þy 9 var.),

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