As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- brodd-högg (brodd-hǫgg)
- n. a blow from a pike, Fms. ix. 528.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, brodd-högg may be more accurately written as brodd-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᚢᛏᛏ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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