Old Norwegian Dictionary - handhögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "handhögg" (or handhǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

handhögg (handhǫgg)
handhögg, n. Afhuggelse af ens Haand. Sturl. II, 9916.

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, handhögg may be more accurately written as handhǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᚿᚦᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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