Old Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-stefna

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

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

höfðingja-stefna (hǫfðingja-stefna)
u, f. = höfðingjafundr, Hkr. iii. 146.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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