Old Norwegian Dictionary - höggvápn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höggvápn" (or hǫggvápn) in Norwegian.

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

höggvápn (hǫggvápn)
höggvápn, n. Hugvaaben, Vaaben sombruges til at hugge med, saasom Øxe,Sverd, höggspjót m. m. Fm. VI, 15813;höggvápn ok lagvápn Eg. 78 (1884).

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, höggvápn may be more accurately written as hǫggvápn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚵᚵᚠᛆᛕᚿ
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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