Old Norwegian Dictionary - höggjárn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höggjárn" (or hǫggjárn) in Norwegian.

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

höggjárn (hǫggjárn)
höggjárn, n. Hugjern, Jernredskab sombruges til dermed at slaa eller hugge.Laxd. 14 (2419); Grág. 4025 (Grg. I, 324).

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, höggjárn may be more accurately written as hǫggjárn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚵᚵᛁᛆᚱᚿ
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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