Fjör-grið

Old Norse Dictionary - fjör-grið

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjör-grið" (or fjǫr-grið) in English.

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

fjör-grið (fjǫr-grið)
n. pl. truce for one’s life, Grág. ii. 21.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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