Old Norse Dictionary - vind-högg

Meaning of Old Norse word "vind-högg" (or vind-hǫgg) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

vind-högg (vind-hǫgg)
n. a stroke in the wind or a stroke aslant; in the phrase, hann slær ekki vindhöggin, of a steady worker who never loses a minute.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vind-högg may be more accurately written as vind-hǫgg.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚾᛏ-ᚼᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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