VandarhöggOld Norwegian Dictionary - vandarhögg
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "vandarhögg" (or vandarhǫgg) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- vandarhögg (vandarhǫgg)
- vandarhögg, n. Slag som tilføies nogen med Kjæp (vöndr); setti biskupinn hon-um þá skript meðal annarra hluta, atsex messudjáknar skyldi setja honumnöktum sítt vandarhögg hverr Bp. I,87135; Heilag. II, 15517.
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, vandarhögg may be more accurately written as vandarhǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛆᚿᚦᛆᚱᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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.
- Pagina, side.
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