Old Norse Dictionary - hjól-nöf

Meaning of Old Norse word "hjól-nöf" (or hjól-nǫf) in English.

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

hjól-nöf (hjól-nǫf)
f. the nave of a wheel, Lex. Poët.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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