Höfðingja-kærrOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-kærr
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-kærr" (or hǫfðingja-kærr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-kærr (hǫfðingja-kærr)
- adj. in favour with the great, Ó. H. 59.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-kærr may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-kærr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᚴᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)