Höfuð-sætiOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-sæti
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-sæti" (or hǫfuð-sæti) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-sæti (hǫfuð-sæti)
- n. a chief seat, Sks. 108, 460.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-sæti may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-sæti.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛋᛅᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)