Höfuð-glæprOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-glæpr
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-glæpr" (or hǫfuð-glæpr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-glæpr (hǫfuð-glæpr)
- m. a capital sin, Sks. 332, Mar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-glæpr may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-glæpr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᚴᛚᛅᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)