Old Norse Dictionary - fjörráðs-mál

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjörráðs-mál" (or fjǫrráðs-mál) in English.

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

fjörráðs-mál (fjǫrráðs-mál)
n. a suit for fjörráð, Eb. 129.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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