Old 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.

Abbreviations used:

figurlig, i figurlig betydning.

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