Old Norwegian Dictionary - búhögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "búhögg" (or búhǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

búhögg (búhǫgg)
búhögg, n. Nedfælden, Nedslagtning afKvæg (jvf gsv. hjorþahug Schlyter 277b).Frost. 7, 23.

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, búhögg may be more accurately written as búhǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚢᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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