Old Norwegian Dictionary - sverðshögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sverðshögg" (or sverðshǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

sverðshögg (sverðshǫgg)
sverðshögg, n. Hug som er gjort med Sverd; (þeir) veittu svá fasta atsóknok ákafa bæði með spjótalögum oksverðshöggum at - Fm. VIII, 33616.

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, sverðshögg may be more accurately written as sverðshǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚠᚽᚱᚦᛋᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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