Skeif-höggrOld Norse Dictionary - skeif-höggr
Meaning of Old Norse word "skeif-höggr" (or skeif-hǫggr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skeif-höggr (skeif-hǫggr)
- adj. cutting askew, using a hammer or axe awkwardly.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skeif-höggr may be more accurately written as skeif-hǫggr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛁᚠ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements