- banahögg (banahǫgg)
- banahögg, n. dræbende Hugg; fá banahöggEl. 1064; höggva e-n banahögg OH.23715; varð þat hans banahögg dvs. detblev et Hugg, som voldte hans Død, Nj. 5.
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, banahögg may be more accurately written as banahǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛆᚿᛆᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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