Old Norse Dictionary - efa-sök

Meaning of Old Norse word "efa-sök" (or efa-sǫk) in English.

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

efa-sök (efa-sǫk)
f. a doubtful case, Grág. i. 73.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, efa-sök may be more accurately written as efa-sǫk.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
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