Höku-beinOld Norse Dictionary - höku-bein
Meaning of Old Norse word "höku-bein" (or hǫku-bein) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höku-bein (hǫku-bein)
- n. the chin bone, Sd. 169.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höku-bein may be more accurately written as hǫku-bein.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴᚢ-ᛒᛁᛁᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)