Höfuð-bandOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-band
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-band" (or hǫfuð-band) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-band (hǫfuð-band)
- n. a head-band, snood, Edda 71.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-band may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-band.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛒᛅᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)