AfhöggOld Norwegian Dictionary - afhögg
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "afhögg" (or afhǫgg) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- afhögg (afhǫgg)
- afhögg, n. 1) Afhuggen, Afhugst. Alex.3419; Post. 50018; ef maðr höggr höndeða fót af manni eða hvert afhögg erhann veitir Frost. 4, 421 jvf Gul. 179. 2) Affald ved Hugst, hvad der afhugges.Flat. I, 28937; Post. 50019.
Part of speech: n
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, afhögg may be more accurately written as afhǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛆᚠᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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.
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