Old Norse Dictionary - hólmgöngu-sverð

Meaning of Old Norse word "hólmgöngu-sverð" (or hólmgǫngu-sverð) in English.

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

hólmgöngu-sverð (hólmgǫngu-sverð)
n. a sword used in h., Fas. i. 515.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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