Old Norse Dictionary - höku-skarð

Meaning of Old Norse word "höku-skarð" (or hǫku-skarð) in English.

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

höku-skarð (hǫku-skarð)
n. a cleft in the chin.

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

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

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