Old Norse Dictionary - tví-höfðaðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "tví-höfðaðr" (or tví-hǫfðaðr) in English.

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

tví-höfðaðr (tví-hǫfðaðr)
part. two-headed. Fas. iii. 574.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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