As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þófa-höttr (þófa-hǫttr)
- m. a felt hood, Fms. iv. 76, ix. 445, Nj. 179.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þófa-höttr may be more accurately written as þófa-hǫttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚠᛅ-ᚼᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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