Högg-sleddaOld Norse Dictionary - högg-sledda
Meaning of Old Norse word "högg-sledda" (or hǫgg-sledda) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- högg-sledda (hǫgg-sledda)
- u, f. = höggsax, Safn i. 689.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, högg-sledda may be more accurately written as hǫgg-sledda.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴᚴ-ᛋᛚᛁᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Safn til Sögu Islands.