Old Norse Dictionary - öxa

Meaning of Old Norse word "öxa" (or ǫxa) in English.

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

öxa (ǫxa)
að, to cut, carve with an axe, of wood; öxa við, Fms. ii. 233.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᛅ
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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