Höfuðbarms-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - höfuðbarms-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "höfuðbarms-maðr" (or hǫfuðbarms-maðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höfuðbarms-maðr (hǫfuðbarms-maðr)
- m. an agnate, N. G. L. i. 28, Js. 61.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuðbarms-maðr may be more accurately written as hǫfuðbarms-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦᛒᛅᚱᛘᛋ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Works & Authors cited:
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)