What is the Norse word for sword?
From Old Norse sverð, from Proto-Germanic *swerdą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (“to cut, to fester”). Akin to English sword.
What is the Old Norse word for AXE?
From Old Norse øx (“axe”), from Proto-Germanic *akwisī, from a Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷs-ih₂- (“axe”), from *h₂eḱ- (“sharp, pointed”).
What is the legend of Sverd I Fjell?
As its name suggests, Sverd in Fjell is made up of three ten-metre–high vertical bronze swords that look as if they’ve been stabbed into the rock by a giant. The swords are said to symbolise peace, unity and freedom and stand close to the shores of the idyllic Hafrsfjord near Stavanger.