Þver-höggtOld Norse Dictionary - þver-höggt
Meaning of Old Norse word "þver-höggt" (or þver-hǫggt) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þver-höggt (þver-hǫggt)
- part. n. cut across, steep, abrupt, Fas. iii. 257.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þver-höggt may be more accurately written as þver-hǫggt.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛁᚱ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)