Timbr-höggOld Norse Dictionary - timbr-högg
Meaning of Old Norse word "timbr-högg" (or timbr-hǫgg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- timbr-högg (timbr-hǫgg)
- n. a felling of timber, Fms. viii. 116, D. n. iii. 236.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, timbr-högg may be more accurately written as timbr-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛘᛒᚱ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)