Höfuð-ráðOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-ráð
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-ráð" (or hǫfuð-ráð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-ráð (hǫfuð-ráð)
- n. a head-council, chief council, Gþl. 6l, Fms. viii. 438, ix. 240.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-ráð may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-ráð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᚱᛅᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)