Old Norwegian Dictionary - þelahögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þelahögg" (or þelahǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

þelahögg (þelahǫgg)
þelahögg, n. Redskab til at hugge frossenJord (þeli) med; í Skálaholti brotnaðiþelahögg, er gröf skildi gera Bp. I,31927.

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, þelahögg may be more accurately written as þelahǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚽᛚᛆᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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