NauthöggOld Norwegian Dictionary - nauthögg
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "nauthögg" (or nauthǫgg) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- nauthögg (nauthǫgg)
- nauthögg, n. Nedslagtning af Hornkvæg; fig. om Mandefald i Kamp og Slag; nú vil ek eigi bíða nauthöggsins, okskulum við Sigurðr konungr komasaman á þessi nótt Fm. VII, 24412.
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, nauthögg may be more accurately written as nauthǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚿᛆᚢᛏᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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.
- figurlig, i figurlig betydning.
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