Við-höfnOld Norse Dictionary - við-höfn
Meaning of Old Norse word "við-höfn" (or við-hǫfn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- við-höfn (við-hǫfn)
- f. pomp, show, viðhafnar-laust, n. plainness.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, við-höfn may be more accurately written as við-hǫfn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦ-ᚼᚢᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements