Old Norwegian Dictionary - fóthöggva

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "fóthöggva" (or fóthǫggva) in Norwegian.

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

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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