Höfðingja-skaprOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-skapr
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-skapr" (or hǫfðingja-skapr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-skapr (hǫfðingja-skapr)
- m. = höfðingskapr, Sks. 479, 610.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-skapr may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-skapr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᛋᚴᛅᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)