Old Norwegian Dictionary - höggrúm

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höggrúm" (or hǫggrúm) in Norwegian.

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

höggrúm (hǫggrúm)
höggrúm, n. Sted hvor man kan brugesit höggvápn; hann hopaði undan tilhöggrúmsins Eg. 67 (1614) jvf Vígagl.1968; bað hann út ganga (af Huset) okgefa sér höggrúm Þ.hræð. 4722.

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, höggrúm may be more accurately written as hǫggrúm.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚵᚵᚱᚢᛘ
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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