Torf-öxOld Norse Dictionary - torf-öx
Meaning of Old Norse word "torf-öx" (or torf-ǫx) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- torf-öx (torf-ǫx)
- f. a turf-axe, for cutting turf or peat, Háv. 47.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, torf-öx may be more accurately written as torf-ǫx.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᚠ-ᚢᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)