Fimtardóms-eiðr

Old Norse Dictionary - fimtardóms-eiðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fimtardóms-eiðr" in English.

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

fimtardóms-eiðr
m. the oath to be taken in the Fifth Court, Grág. Þ. Þ. ch. 26. 27, Nj. 241; in Sturl. ii. 128 used of an oath worded as the oath in the Fifth Court.

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

Abbreviations used:

ch.
chapter.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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