As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- tor-höfn (tor-hǫfn)
- f. atrophy, Björn.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, tor-höfn may be more accurately written as tor-hǫfn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱ-ᚼᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biörn Halldórsson.