Old Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-styrkr

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

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

höfðingja-styrkr (hǫfðingja-styrkr)
m. the support of great folk, Fms. i. 221.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᛋᛏᚢᚱᚴᚱ
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.)
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