As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (proncd. gessakir), f. pl. ‘guess-charges,’ i. e. imputations, insinuations without evidence, in the phrases, fyrir getsakir, Fms. vi. 383; sækja getsakir, to prosecute one upon loose imputations, Gísl. 123: the mod. phrase, gera e-m getsakir, to make insinuations; gerðu mér engar getsakir, make no insinuations to me.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛏ-ᛋᛅᚴᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
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