Old Norwegian Dictionary - bastöx

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "bastöx" (or bastǫx) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

bastöx (bastǫx)
bastöx, f. et Slags Øxe (maaske saadan hvis Blad var bundet til Skaftet medBast? eller som anvendes ved Bastflet- ning?). Fld. II, 177. 213 (&vl bátöx).

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, bastöx may be more accurately written as bastǫx.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᛆᛋᛏᚯᛋ
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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