Þing-höttrOld Norse Dictionary - þing-höttr
Meaning of Old Norse word "þing-höttr" (or þing-hǫttr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þing-höttr (þing-hǫttr)
- m. a nickname, Ann. Nord. Oldk. 171.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þing-höttr may be more accurately written as þing-hǫttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚾᚴ-ᚼᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)