Inni-höfnOld Norse Dictionary - inni-höfn
Meaning of Old Norse word "inni-höfn" (or inni-hǫfn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- inni-höfn (inni-hǫfn)
- and inn-höfn, f. a harbouring, housing, Grág. i. 73, Nj. 150 (v. l.), Þorst. Síðu H. 6.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, inni-höfn may be more accurately written as inni-hǫfn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚾᚾᛁ-ᚼᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Þorst. Síðu H.
- Þorsteins Saga Síðu-Hallssonar. (D. II.)