Höfuð-hofOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-hof
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-hof" (or hǫfuð-hof) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-hof (hǫfuð-hof)
- n. a chief temple, Eg. 256.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-hof may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-hof.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᚼᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)