As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fjal-högg (fjal-hǫgg)
- n. a chopping block, Vápn. 24, Bs. i. 696.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjal-högg may be more accurately written as fjal-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛅᛚ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Vápnfirðinga Saga. (D. II.)
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