Old Norse Dictionary - fjör-sjúkr

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)
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