As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bjarg-högg (bjarg-hǫgg)
- n. = berghögg, hewing rocks to make a road, Bárð. 166.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bjarg-högg may be more accurately written as bjarg-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛅᚱᚴ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.