As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hamars-högg (hamars-hǫgg)
- n. a hammer stroke, Stj. 563.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hamars-högg may be more accurately written as hamars-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛘᛅᚱᛋ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)