As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
höfða Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to cut the head off (h. fisk), to behead;
- 2) h. mál (sök) áhönd (á hendr) e-m, to bring an action against one.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚠᚦᛅ
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