Old Norse Dictionary - kár-höfðaðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "kár-höfðaðr" (or kár-hǫfðaðr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

kár-höfðaðr (kár-hǫfðaðr)
part. curled, Þiðr. 175, 181.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kár-höfðaðr may be more accurately written as kár-hǫfðaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱ-ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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