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
Works & Authors cited:
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.