Old Norse Dictionary - ofan-högg

Meaning of Old Norse word "ofan-högg" (or ofan-hǫgg) in English.

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

ofan-högg (ofan-hǫgg)
n. a cutting down, Pr. 414.

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

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

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