Old Norwegian Dictionary - fóthögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "fóthögg" (or fóthǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

fóthögg (fóthǫgg)
fóthögg, n. Hug som skiller en af medFoden. Flat. III, 57835; Eb. 46 (8913)jvf 45 (8612).

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, fóthögg may be more accurately written as fóthǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚮᛏᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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