Old Norwegian Dictionary - úvænishögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "úvænishögg" (or úvænishǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

úvænishögg (úvænishǫgg)
úvænishögg, n. Hug hvorved der tilføies Legemsbeskadigelse; drepa e-n úvænis-högg Grg. I, 1919; ef maðr lýstr mannúvænishögg exarhamri ok höggr eptirsíðan Frost. 4, 19.

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, úvænishögg may be more accurately written as úvænishǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚢᚠᛅᚿᛁᛋᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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