Old Norse Dictionary - höfuð-svími

Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuð-svími" (or hǫfuð-svími) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

höfuð-svími (hǫfuð-svími)
a, m. dizziness in the head.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuð-svími may be more accurately written as hǫfuð-svími.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ-ᛋᚢᛁᛘᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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