Old Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-kyn

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

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

höfðingja-kyn (hǫfðingja-kyn)
n. noble kin.

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

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

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