Kár-höfðiOld Norse Dictionary - kár-höfði
Meaning of Old Norse word "kár-höfði" (or kár-hǫfði) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kár-höfði (kár-hǫfði)
- a, m. one with curled hair, a nickname, Bs.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kár-höfði may be more accurately written as kár-hǫfði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱ-ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)