As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hundraðs-höfðingi (hundraðs-hǫfðingi)
- a, m. a centurion, Stj. 630, n. T., Fms. i. 142, Post. 656 B. 2, Róm. 260. hundraðs-blót, n. a hecatomb, (mod.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hundraðs-höfðingi may be more accurately written as hundraðs-hǫfðingi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚾᛏᚱᛅᚦᛋ-ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. T.
- New Testament.
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.