Old Norwegian Dictionary - höggunótt

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höggunótt" (or hǫggunótt) in Norwegian.

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

höggunótt (hǫggunótt)
höggunótt, f. Midvintersnatt = höku-nótt; áðr var jólahald hafit höggonótt,þat var miðsvetrarnótt Fris. 7131.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, höggunótt may be more accurately written as hǫggunótt.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚵᚵᚢᚿᚮᛏᛏ
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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