Höfðingja-merkiOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-merki
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-merki" (or hǫfðingja-merki) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-merki (hǫfðingja-merki)
- n. a chief’s standard, Fms. viii. 356.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-merki may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-merki.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᛘᛁᚱᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)