Old Norse Dictionary - asna-höfuð

Meaning of Old Norse word "asna-höfuð" (or asna-hǫfuð) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

asna-höfuð (asna-hǫfuð)
n. donkey-head, Stj.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, asna-höfuð may be more accurately written as asna-hǫfuð.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᚾᛅ-ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:


Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary

Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.