Old Norwegian Dictionary - þverhöggr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þverhöggr" (or þverhǫggr) in Norwegian.

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

þverhöggr (þverhǫggr)
þverhöggr, adj. tverbrat; þar var forbrektok þverhöggt mjök niðr fyrir Fld. III,25710.

Part of speech: adj

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚠᚽᚱᚼᚯᚵᚵᚱ
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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