Höfuð-sárOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-sár
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-sár" (or hǫfuð-sár) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-sár (hǫfuð-sár)
- n. a head-sore, wound in the head, Gþl. 180. Ísl. ii. 269, Fbr. 211.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-sár may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-sár.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛋᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)