Old Norwegian Dictionary - mishöggva

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "mishöggva" (or mishǫggva) in Norwegian.

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

mishöggva (mishǫggva)
mishöggva, v. (-hjó) hugge feil, = höggvamiss; ef manni mishöggst við manní skógi (dvs. om nogen hugger saaledesfeil i Skoven, at det huggede Træ falderover en anden) Frost. 4, 26.

Part of speech: v

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᛁᛋᚼᚯᚵᚵᚠᛆ
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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