Old Norwegian Dictionary - klámhögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "klámhögg" (or klámhǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

klámhögg (klámhǫgg)
klámhögg, n. Skamhug, Hug eller Slag, hvoraf den har Skam, som det tilføies. Hítd. 6611; især om saadant, som tilføiesnogen paa hans Bagdel (um þjó þver, umlendar) Grg. I, 1482; Fld. III, 1021.

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, klámhögg may be more accurately written as klámhǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᛚᛆᛘᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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