Arn-höfðiOld Norse Dictionary - arn-höfði
Meaning of Old Norse word "arn-höfði" (or arn-hǫfði) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- arn-höfði (arn-hǫfði)
- a, m. eagle-head, a name of Odin, Edda (Gl.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, arn-höfði may be more accurately written as arn-hǫfði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚱᚾ-ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)