Fjör-ráð

Old Norse Dictionary - fjör-ráð

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

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

fjör-ráð Old Norse word can mean:

fjör-ráð (fjǫr-ráð)
n. a law term, a plotting against one’s life (cp. Germ. verrathen), Grág. ii. 116, Al. 127.
fjör-ráð (fjǫr-ráð)
COMPDS: fjörráðasök, fjörráðsmaðr, fjörráðsmál.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
Germ.
German.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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