Munns-höfnOld Norse Dictionary - munns-höfn
Meaning of Old Norse word "munns-höfn" (or munns-hǫfn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- munns-höfn (munns-hǫfn)
- f. (655 xii. 3), mod. munnsöfnuðr, m. language; íllr m., bad language, swearing and the like.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, munns-höfn may be more accurately written as munns-hǫfn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚾᚾᛋ-ᚼᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements