Jarðar-höfnOld Norse Dictionary - jarðar-höfn
Meaning of Old Norse word "jarðar-höfn" (or jarðar-hǫfn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- jarðar-höfn (jarðar-hǫfn)
- f. = jarðarhefð, Gþl. 91.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, jarðar-höfn may be more accurately written as jarðar-hǫfn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᚱᚦᛅᚱ-ᚼᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)