Old Norse Dictionary - nes-höfði

Meaning of Old Norse word "nes-höfði" (or nes-hǫfði) in English.

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

nes-höfði (nes-hǫfði)
a, m. a headland, Fms. iii. 44.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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