Fang-elsi

Old Norse Dictionary - fang-elsi

Meaning of Old Norse word "fang-elsi" in English.

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

fang-elsi
n. [Dan. fængsel; Swed. fängelse], a prison, gaol, Fms. iv. 167, xi. 240, (a rare and unclass. word); cp. dýflissa, myrkva-stofa.

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

Abbreviations used:

class.
classical.
cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
n.
neuter.
Swed.
Swedish.
unclass.
unclassical.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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