Old Norwegian Dictionary - berhögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "berhögg" (or berhǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

berhögg (berhǫgg)
berhögg, n. aabenbar Fremfærd, offentligOptræden; ganga í berhögg við e-n dvs.optræde, i sit Forhold til en, uden Om-svøb, saa at man lægger sit Sindelagaabenbart for Dagen, Mar. 62915; Hei-lag. 20836; Pr. 4917 (Anal. 17532); Sturl. I, 24520; ganga á berhögg við e-n d. s. Fm. XI, 248; géngu þeir fyrstir í ber-högg kenningar at kenna Post. 41626;gékk á berhögg at banna allar þærúhœfur Post. 84625.

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, berhögg may be more accurately written as berhǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚽᚱᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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