Old Norwegian Dictionary - tögla

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "tögla" (or tǫgla) in Norwegian.

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

tögla (tǫgla)
tögla, (að) tygge, gnave; betra er fyrirguði at eta kjöt ok drekka vín en töglameð umlestri ok áleitni kjöt brœðraHeilag. II, 60417; þat er huggan íll-mennis at tögla um hæl heilagra Hei-lag. II, 64726.

Part of speech: v

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

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᚯᚵᛚᛆ
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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