- fóthöggva (fóthǫggva)
- fóthöggva, v. (hjó) afhugge ens (e-n) Fød-der. Sturl. I, 2533. II, 6425; Fm. VIII,1678. IX, 197.
Part of speech: v
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, fóthöggva may be more accurately written as fóthǫggva.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚮᛏᚼᚯᚵᚵᚠᛆ
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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