Höfuð-skélOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-skél
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-skél" (or hǫfuð-skél) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-skél (hǫfuð-skél)
- f. the ‘head-shell,’ skull.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-skél may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-skél.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛋᚴᛁᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements