Old 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.)
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