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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

hǫfði sb. m.

I.

headland, promontory, cape

II. (cogn.)

III. (propr. topogr.)

Forms: hofda (7); hofdanum (4); hofða (2); hǫfða (2); hofdi (2); havfdan (2); hỏfdanvm (2); hỏfdanum (2); höfða (1); hofdar (1); Hǫfði (1); havfdanvm (1); ▹hỏ◃fdans (1); haufðanum (1); höfdarner (1); hǫfþi (1); hỏfdann (1); hǫffdanum (1); haufdi (1); hỏfði (1); hofði (1); hǫfðanum (1); höfdunum (1); hofdan (1); haufda (1); hỏfdi (1); höfda (1); höfdann (1);

Compounds: breið- (1), digr- (1), hest- (7), kamp- (1), kár- (2), karl- (7), karls- (1), klakk- (1), knapp- (3), lang- (4), loðin- (3), nes- (1), stakan- (1), stakar- (1), stak- (1), svín- (3), þing- (1)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Bin item Hõfða-, -hõfði; LP; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (höfði); Bl

Literature: Kålund 1877 511; Marstrander 1915 13; Olsen 1937 [MM 1937] 146

Genre. (expected): historical works: 15 (7); family sagas: 14 (5); charters: 12 (3); unclassified: 1 (0); religious works: 1 (11);

Christopher Sanders — April 2010