Bana-sökOld Norse Dictionary - bana-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "bana-sök" (or bana-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- bana-sök (bana-sǫk)
- f. a deed worthy of death, Fms. i. 199.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, bana-sök may be more accurately written as bana-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᛅ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)