HöfðaðrOld Norse Dictionary - höfðaðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðaðr" (or hǫfðaðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðaðr (hǫfðaðr)
- part. headed so and so; h. sem hundr, 310. 99.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðaðr may be more accurately written as hǫfðaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.