Old Norse Dictionary - bjarg-högg

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
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