Old Norwegian Dictionary - höggfœri

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höggfœri" (or hǫggfœri) in Norwegian.

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

höggfœri (hǫggfœri)
höggfœri, n. Stilling, hvori man har Ad-gang til at bruge sit Hugvaaben moden (við e-n), ramme ham dermed (jvfSE. I, 14819). Þorskf. 7623; Vígagl.1968; koma, standa í höggfœri Alex.3319; Nj. 63 (977).

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, höggfœri may be more accurately written as hǫggfœri.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚵᚵᚠᚯᚱᛁ
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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