Höfðingja-nafnOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-nafn
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-nafn" (or hǫfðingja-nafn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-nafn (hǫfðingja-nafn)
- n. a chief’s title, Hkr. iii. 195, Fms. xi. 62.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-nafn may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-nafn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᚾᛅᚠᚾ
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.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)