Old Norwegian Dictionary - öxartalga

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "öxartalga" (or ǫxartalga) in Norwegian.

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

öxartalga (ǫxartalga)
öxartalga, f. Tilhugning med Øxe; hvergiheyrðist í húsinu, meðan þat var smíðat,hamarshögg né öxartalga ok til engrasmiðartóla Stj. 563 &vl 2.

Part of speech: f

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚯᛋᛆᚱᛏᛆᛚᚵᛆ
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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