FóthöggOld 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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