Old Norse Dictionary - út-höfn

Meaning of Old Norse word "út-höfn" (or út-hǫfn) in English.

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

út-höfn (út-hǫfn)
f. the carrying out (to Iceland); taka dánarfé til úthafnar, Grág. i. 209, ii. 409; úthafnar-maðr, i. 275.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
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