Old Norwegian Dictionary - öxa

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öxa" (or ǫxa) in Norwegian.

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

öxa (ǫxa)
öxa, v. (að) tilhugge med Øxe; öxa kirkju-við Flat. I, 4422.

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, öxa may be more accurately written as ǫxa.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛋᛆ
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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