Höfðingja-dómr

Old Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-dómr

Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-dómr" (or hǫfðingja-dómr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

höfðingja-dómr (hǫfðingja-dómr)
m., -dæmi, n. dominion, power, Stj. 85, 226, Barl. 169, Hom. 2.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-dómr may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-dómr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᛏᚢᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Barl.
Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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