Forsölu-jörð

Old Norse Dictionary - forsölu-jörð

Meaning of Old Norse word "forsölu-jörð" (or forsǫlu-jǫrð) in English.

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

forsölu-jörð (forsǫlu-jǫrð)
f. a mortgaged estate, N. G. L. i. 214.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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