Old Norse Dictionary - engis-höfn

Meaning of Old Norse word "engis-höfn" (or engis-hǫfn) in English.

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

engis-höfn (engis-hǫfn)
f. possession of a meadow, Grág. ii. 274.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
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