Old Norwegian Dictionary - taparöx

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "taparöx" (or taparǫx) in Norwegian.

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

taparöx (taparǫx)
taparöx, f. et vist Slags Stridsøxe; skaltþú hafa taparöxi í hendi Nj. 22 (325)jvf 119 (17921); Vatsd. 42 (6812); hannsendi út hatt girzkan ok taparöxi þeimGuðmundi ok Þorgeiri goða til traustsLjósv. 2 (1178); taparöx snaghyrndSturl. II, 1071; hann hafði slegit íhöfuðit Tófa í Kolnesi með taparöxiDN. X, 508.

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, taparöx may be more accurately written as taparǫx.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᛆᛕᛆᚱᚯᛋ
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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