Höfðingja-kynOld 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