Höfuð-línOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-lín
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-lín" (or hǫfuð-lín) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-lín (hǫfuð-lín)
- n. a linen hood, belonging to a priest’s dress, Vm. 26, 29, 70, 73, Dipl. v. 18.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-lín may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-lín.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛚᛁᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)