Höfuð-skipOld Norse Dictionary - höfuð-skip
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-skip" (or hǫfuð-skip) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuð-skip (hǫfuð-skip)
- n. = höfðaskip, Landn. 258.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-skip may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-skip.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛋᚴᛁᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)