Fyrir-höfnOld Norse Dictionary - fyrir-höfn
Meaning of Old Norse word "fyrir-höfn" (or fyrir-hǫfn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fyrir-höfn (fyrir-hǫfn)
- f. trouble, toil.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fyrir-höfn may be more accurately written as fyrir-hǫfn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᛁᚱ-ᚼᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements