Old Norwegian Dictionary - torföx

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "torföx" (or torfǫx) in Norwegian.

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

torföx (torfǫx)
torföx, f. Øxe som bruges til dermed at hugge Tørv (Græstørv, Flingretørv).Háv. 22. 25.

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, torföx may be more accurately written as torfǫx.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᚮᚱᚠᚯᛋ
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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