Old Norse Dictionary - tálgu-öx

Meaning of Old Norse word "tálgu-öx" (or tálgu-ǫx) in English.

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

tálgu-öx (tálgu-ǫx)
f. a shaping-axe, adze, Eb. 182, Rd. 313.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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