Kamb-höttrOld Norse Dictionary - kamb-höttr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kamb-höttr" (or kamb-hǫttr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kamb-höttr (kamb-hǫttr)
- m. a nickname, Fær. 14.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kamb-höttr may be more accurately written as kamb-hǫttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛘᛒ-ᚼᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)