Old Norwegian Dictionary - öskuhaugr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öskuhaugr" (or ǫskuhaugr) in Norwegian.

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

öskuhaugr (ǫskuhaugr)
öskuhaugr, m. Askehob, Askedynge; Þor-steinn var svá mikill, at hann lá ímillum setstokka, - öskuhaugr vará aðra hönd honum en eldr á aðraSvarfd. 118; Eb. 20 (338).

Part of speech: m

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛋᚴᚢᚼᛆᚢᚵᚱ
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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