Eptir-mál

Old Norse Dictionary - eptir-mál

Meaning of Old Norse word "eptir-mál" in English.

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

eptir-mál Old Norse word can mean:

eptir-mál
n. an ‘after-suit,’ i. e. prosecution undertaken after a person is slain, properly by the next heir (aðili, q. v.), Nj. 120, 128, 166, Fms. i. 224.
eptir-mál
COMPDS: eptirmálsmaðr, eptirmálastaðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

i. e.
id est.
n.
neuter.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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