Old Swedish Dictionary - handöx

Meaning of Old Swedish word "handöx" (or handøx) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

handöx (handøx)
handyxa. LfK 228 .

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so handöx may have also been written as handøx

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • handhyx: -yxom LfK 228 )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᚿᚦᚯᛋ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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Works and authors cited:

Skrifter till Läsning för Klosterfolk. Utg. af F. A. Dahlgren. 1875.
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