Við-höggOld Norse Dictionary - við-högg
Meaning of Old Norse word "við-högg" (or við-hǫgg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- við-högg (við-hǫgg)
- n. a wood-cutting, Vm. 134.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, við-högg may be more accurately written as við-hǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)