Vagn-höggOld Norse Dictionary - vagn-högg
Meaning of Old Norse word "vagn-högg" (or vagn-hǫgg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vagn-högg (vagn-hǫgg)
- n. whale-blubber; hval-flystri þat er vér köllum vagnhögg, Rétt. 10. 11.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vagn-högg may be more accurately written as vagn-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚴᚾ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Réttarbætr. (B. II.)