Old Norse Dictionary - skógar-hjörtr

Meaning of Old Norse word "skógar-hjörtr" (or skógar-hjǫrtr) in English.

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

skógar-hjörtr (skógar-hjǫrtr)
m. a hart of the forest, Stj. 560.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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