Höfðingja-veldiOld Norse Dictionary - höfðingja-veldi
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfðingja-veldi" (or hǫfðingja-veldi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfðingja-veldi (hǫfðingja-veldi)
- n. power, empire, rule, Rb. 374, 655 xiv. 3.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfðingja-veldi may be more accurately written as hǫfðingja-veldi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅ-ᚢᛁᛚᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)