Hnef-töflOld Norse Dictionary - hnef-töfl
Meaning of Old Norse word "hnef-töfl" (or hnef-tǫfl) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hnef-töfl (hnef-tǫfl)
- f. or
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hnef-töfl may be more accurately written as hnef-tǫfl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚾᛁᚠ-ᛏᚢᚠᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements