Old Norse Dictionary - hör-hnoða

Meaning of Old Norse word "hör-hnoða" (or hǫr-hnoða) in English.

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

hör-hnoða (hǫr-hnoða)
n. a clew of flax, Fms. vi. 296.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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