StrandarhöggOld Norwegian Dictionary - strandarhögg
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "strandarhögg" (or strandarhǫgg) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- strandarhögg (strandarhǫgg)
- strandarhögg, n. = strandhögg; Aðilskonungr ok menn hans runnu upp tilbœjar konungs ok ræntu þar; sumirreka ofan hjörð til strandarhöggs Yngl.32 (Hkr. 271).
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, strandarhögg may be more accurately written as strandarhǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᛏᚱᛆᚿᚦᛆᚱᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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