Hrúts-höfuðOld Norse Dictionary - hrúts-höfuð
Meaning of Old Norse word "hrúts-höfuð" (or hrúts-hǫfuð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hrúts-höfuð (hrúts-hǫfuð)
- n. a ram’s head, Rd. 260, 281.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hrúts-höfuð may be more accurately written as hrúts-hǫfuð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᚢᛏᛋ-ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ
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:
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)