Old Norse Dictionary - höttóttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "höttóttr" (or hǫttóttr) in English.

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

höttóttr (hǫttóttr)
adj. hooded, of cows or sheep with heads differing in colour from the body.

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

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

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