HandöxOld 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: nnAlternative 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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