Höfuð-læknirOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-læknir
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-læknir" (or hǫfuð-læknir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-læknir (hǫfuð-læknir)
- m. a chief physician, Hkr. iii. 35.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-læknir may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-læknir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛚᛅᚴᚾᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)