Höggorma-bitOld Norse Dictionary - höggorma-bit
Meaning of Old Norse word "höggorma-bit" (or hǫggorma-bit) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- höggorma-bit (hǫggorma-bit)
- n. a viper’s bite.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, höggorma-bit may be more accurately written as hǫggorma-bit.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚴᚴᚢᚱᛘᛅ-ᛒᛁᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements