Old Norse Dictionary - skrípa-höfuð

Meaning of Old Norse word "skrípa-höfuð" (or skrípa-hǫfuð) in English.

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

skrípa-höfuð (skrípa-hǫfuð)
n. a monster-head, Mag.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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