Höfðingja-djarfrOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-djarfr
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-djarfr" (or hǫfðingja-djarfr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-djarfr (hǫfðingja-djarfr)
- adj. frank and bold in one’s intercourse with the great, Fms. ii. 15, vi. 205, vii. 162.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-djarfr may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-djarfr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᛏᛁᛅᚱᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)