Old Norse Dictionary - ber-höfði

Meaning of Old Norse word "ber-höfði" (or ber-hǫfði) in English.

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

ber-höfði (ber-hǫfði)
berhöfða or berhöfðaðr, adj. bare-headed, Stat. 299.

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

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

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