Old Norse Dictionary - hol-höggva

Meaning of Old Norse word "hol-höggva" (or hol-hǫggva) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

hol-höggva (hol-hǫggva)
hjó, to smite to the inwards, Fas. i. 506.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hol-höggva may be more accurately written as hol-hǫggva.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛚ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴᚢᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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