Old Norwegian Dictionary - viðarhögg

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "viðarhögg" (or viðarhǫgg) in Norwegian.

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

viðarhögg (viðarhǫgg)
viðarhögg, n. at der hugges Ved eller Træ;heyrði viðarhögg Fm. II, 84; Ö. var ískógi at viðarhöggvi Eg. 87 (22214).

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, viðarhögg may be more accurately written as viðarhǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚦᛆᚱᚼᚯᚵᚵ
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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