Old Norse Dictionary - mis-höggva

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

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

mis-höggva (mis-hǫggva)
hjó, to strike amiss, N. G. L. i. 166.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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