Einvalds-höfðingi

Old Norse Dictionary - einvalds-höfðingi

Meaning of Old Norse word "einvalds-höfðingi" (or einvalds-hǫfðingi) in English.

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

einvalds-höfðingi (einvalds-hǫfðingi)
a, m. a monarch, Ann. 492.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Ann.
Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
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