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
Works & Authors cited:
- Þjalar-Jóns Saga. (G. III.)
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