Old Norwegian Dictionary - keyrishögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "keyrishögg" (or keyrishǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

keyrishögg (keyrishǫgg)
keyrishögg, n. Slag som tilføies en vedHjælp af keyri; ljósta e-n keyrishöggSturl. II, 10011.

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, keyrishögg may be more accurately written as keyrishǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᚽᛦᚱᛁᛋᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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