Old Norse Dictionary - lopt-mjöðm

Meaning of Old Norse word "lopt-mjöðm" (or lopt-mjǫðm) in English.

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

lopt-mjöðm (lopt-mjǫðm)
f. a kind of trick in wrestling, cross-buttock.

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

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

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