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