Old 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.)
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