MóthöggOld Norwegian Dictionary - móthögg
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "móthögg" (or móthǫgg) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- móthögg (móthǫgg)
- móthögg, n. Hug som tilføies, rammer enpaa Fordelen af hans Legeme; munuþeir (nl. bœndr) smærri fá móthögginen bakslögin Fm. VIII, 39911.
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, móthögg may be more accurately written as móthǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛘᚮᛏᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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