Old Norwegian Dictionary - fjalhögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "fjalhögg" (or fjalhǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

fjalhögg (fjalhǫgg)
fjalhögg, n. Huggeblok indrettet til derpaaat tilhugge Bord (fjalir) af kløvede Træ-stammer, = fjölhögg. Vápnf. 2416.

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, fjalhögg may be more accurately written as fjalhǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᛆᛚᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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