As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mót-högg (mót-hǫgg)
- n. a blow in front, opp. to bakslag, Fms. viii. 399.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mót-högg may be more accurately written as mót-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛏ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.