Bein-högg

Old Norse Dictionary - bein-högg

Meaning of Old Norse word "bein-högg" (or bein-hǫgg) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

bein-högg (bein-hǫgg)
n. a blow injuring the bone, opp. to svöðu sár, Sturl. i. 13.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bein-högg may be more accurately written as bein-hǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚾ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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