Höfðingja-ástOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-ást
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-ást" (or hǫfðingja-ást) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-ást (hǫfðingja-ást)
- f. love for one’s chief, Fb. i. 499.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-ást may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-ást.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᛅᛋᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)