Berg-högg

Old Norse Dictionary - berg-högg

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

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

berg-högg (berg-hǫgg)
n. a quarry, Þjal. 8; cp. berhögg.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Þjal.
Þjalar-Jóns Saga. (G. III.)
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