Old Norse Dictionary - hamars-högg

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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