Höfðingja-bragðOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-bragð
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-bragð" (or hǫfðingja-bragð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-bragð (hǫfðingja-bragð)
- n., -bragr, m. the manners of a h., Ísl. ii. 204: a noble feat, Orkn. 144.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-bragð may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-bragð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᛒᚱᛅᚴᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)