Old Norwegian Dictionary - höggvinkinni

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "höggvinkinni" (or hǫggvinkinni) in Norwegian.

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

höggvinkinni (hǫggvinkinni)
höggvinkinni, m. Person som har faaet etHug i Kindet; Þorfinnr hjó framan íandlit Þorbergi, ok var af því hannkallaðr höggvinkinni Vem. 18140 jvf 1717.

Part of speech: m

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚵᚵᚠᛁᚿᚴᛁᚿᚿᛁ
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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