HalshöggOld Norwegian Dictionary - halshögg
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "halshögg" (or halshǫgg) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- halshögg (halshǫgg)
- halshögg, n. Hug, Slag over Nakken. El.11 D10; Flat. II, 43413; Homil. 10924;veita e-m halshögg Flat. I, 1392; Fm.VIII, 31820; gefa e-m halshögg Bp. I,1743; ljósta e-m halshögg Post. 3129.
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, halshögg may be more accurately written as halshǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᛚᛋᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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