As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fjör-sjúkr (fjǫr-sjúkr)
- adj. sick unto death, Og. 9.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjör-sjúkr may be more accurately written as fjǫr-sjúkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᚢᚱ-ᛋᛁᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)