Úlf-héðinnOld Norse Dictionary - úlf-héðinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "úlf-héðinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a wolf’s skin: a pr. name, Úlf-héðinn, Landn.: also as an appellative of berserkers wearing wolf-skins, Hornklofi,—at ‘berserkja’ reiðu vil ek spyrja …?—answer, ‘úlfhéðnar’ heita, cp. þeir berserkir er úlfhéðnar vóru kallaðir, Fs. 17.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚᚠ-ᚼᛁᚦᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)