Höfðingja-hlutrOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-hlutr
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-hlutr" (or hǫfðingja-hlutr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-hlutr (hǫfðingja-hlutr)
- m. a chief’s lot or share, Orkn. 306.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-hlutr may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-hlutr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᚼᛚᚢᛏᚱ
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.)