Old Norwegian Dictionary - handfang

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "handfang" in Norwegian.

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

handfang, n. 1) = handargrip; J. hafðisverð ok brugðit af handfang (jvfbrugðit til miðs Gísl. 10712) Gísl.2323. 2) Haandgreb, = handarhald;Ö. høg - eit hog til Omund - okrakade í handfangen í swerdene Dn.I, 94422.

Part of speech: n

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᚿᚦᚠᛆᚿᚵ
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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