Frum-sökOld Norse Dictionary - frum-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "frum-sök" (or frum-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- frum-sök (frum-sǫk)
- f. the original cause, a law term, Nj. 235, Grág. i. 48 passim.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, frum-sök may be more accurately written as frum-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᚢᛘ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)