- breiðöx (breiðǫx)
- breiðöx, f. Øxe med bred Egg (gd. breth-öxa, ags. brædæx). Gul. 309; Landsl.3, 11; Heilag. I, 34134; DN. X, 203.XI, 11615; jvf P. Claussön s. 322.
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, breiðöx may be more accurately written as breiðǫx.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚱᚽᛁᚦᚯᛋ
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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