Blóð-öx

Old Norse Dictionary - blóð-öx

Meaning of Old Norse word "blóð-öx" (or blóð-ǫx) in English.

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

blóð-öx (blóð-ǫx)
and -ex, f. bloody axe, a cognom. of king Eric, Fms.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

cognom.
cognomen.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
nom.
nominative.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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