Mis-höggOld Norse Dictionary - mis-högg
Meaning of Old Norse word "mis-högg" (or mis-hǫgg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mis-högg (mis-hǫgg)
- n. a ‘mis-blow,’ miss, striking at one thing and hitting another, Bs. i. 428.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mis-högg may be more accurately written as mis-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)