Old Norwegian Dictionary - meizlahögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "meizlahögg" (or meizlahǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

meizlahögg (meizlahǫgg)
meizlahögg, n. Hug hvorved der tilføiesen væsentlig Skade paa hans Legeme.Flat. I, 3547; El. 9723.

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, meizlahögg may be more accurately written as meizlahǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚽᛁᛋᛚᛆᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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