- öxarhamarshögg (ǫxarhamarshǫgg)
- öxarhamarshögg, n. Slag med Øxehammer. Fm. IX, 469; Landsl. 4, 18 &vl 3;Ljósv. 24 (876).
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, öxarhamarshögg may be more accurately written as ǫxarhamarshǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛋᛆᚱᚼᛆᛘᛆᚱᛋᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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