Lemstr-höggOld Norse Dictionary - lemstr-högg
Meaning of Old Norse word "lemstr-högg" (or lemstr-hǫgg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lemstr-högg (lemstr-hǫgg)
- n. a blow causing contusion, D. n. iv. 84.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lemstr-högg may be more accurately written as lemstr-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛘᛋᛏᚱ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)