Loðin-höfðiOld Norse Dictionary - loðin-höfði
Meaning of Old Norse word "loðin-höfði" (or loðin-hǫfði) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- loðin-höfði (loðin-hǫfði)
- a, m. shaggy head, a nickname, Vápn.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, loðin-höfði may be more accurately written as loðin-hǫfði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚦᛁᚾ-ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)