As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- rit-höfundr (rit-hǫfundr)
- m. a writer, (mod.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, rit-höfundr may be more accurately written as rit-hǫfundr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᛏ-ᚼᚢᚠᚢᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements