Fjörbaugs-sök

Old Norse Dictionary - fjörbaugs-sök

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjörbaugs-sök" (or fjǫrbaugs-sǫk) in English.

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

fjörbaugs-sök (fjǫrbaugs-sǫk)
f. a case liable to fjörbaugr, Eg. 723, Nj. 164, Grág. i. 90.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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