Lauks-höfuðOld Norse Dictionary - lauks-höfuð
Meaning of Old Norse word "lauks-höfuð" (or lauks-hǫfuð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lauks-höfuð (lauks-hǫfuð)
- n. a leek-head, clove of garlic, Clar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lauks-höfuð may be more accurately written as lauks-hǫfuð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚢᚴᛋ-ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Clarus Saga. (G. II.)