Nauta-höfnOld 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.)