- höfuðíss (hǫfuðíss)
- höfuðíss, m. landfast Is; S. hefr sik álopt ok hleypr yfir fljótit meðal höfuð-ísa Nj. 93 (1445); hún (nl. áin) varopin eptir miðju, en höfuðísar at útanSturl. I, 1234.
Part of speech: m
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höfuðíss may be more accurately written as hǫfuðíss.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚠᚢᚦᛁᛋᛋ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.