hovud

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hǫfuð, from Proto-Germanic *hafudą or *habudą, northern form of *haubudą, from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput- (head).

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Noun[edit]

hovud n (definite singular hovudet, indefinite plural hovud, definite plural hovuda)

  1. head
    Han slo seg i hovudet.
    He hit his head.
  2. leader, head