Knapp-höfðiOld Norse Dictionary - knapp-höfði
Meaning of Old Norse word "knapp-höfði" (or knapp-hǫfði) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- knapp-höfði (knapp-hǫfði)
- a, m. a knob-head, ball-head, Hkr. iii. 80.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, knapp-höfði may be more accurately written as knapp-hǫfði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᛅᛒᛒ-ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)