Aptr-lausn

Old Norse Dictionary - aptr-lausn

Meaning of Old Norse word "aptr-lausn" in English.

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

aptr-lausn
f. redemption, ransom, Hom. 118; a law term, right of redeeming,l. 304: hence COMPD aptrlausnar-jörð, f. land which is redeemable, N. G. l. i. 344.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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