Höfðingja-valOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-val
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-val" (or hǫfðingja-val) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-val (hǫfðingja-val)
- n. chosen people, Stj. 628.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-val may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-val.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᚢᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)