Á-höggOld Norse Dictionary - á-högg
Meaning of Old Norse word "á-högg" (or á-hǫgg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- á-högg (á-hǫgg)
- f. slaughter of a ewe, Sturl. i. 69, 70 C, Ed. ærhögg.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, á-högg may be more accurately written as á-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)