Engis-höfnOld 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.)