Forsölu-máli

Old Norse Dictionary - forsölu-máli

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

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

forsölu-máli (forsǫlu-máli)
a, m. a mortgage contract,l. 304.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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