Old Norse Dictionary - nauta-höfn

Meaning of Old Norse word "nauta-höfn" (or nauta-hǫfn) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

nauta-höfn (nauta-hǫfn)
f. pasture for cattle, D. N.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, nauta-höfn may be more accurately written as nauta-hǫfn.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚢᛏᛅ-ᚼᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

D. N.
Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
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