Háls-lausnOld Norse Dictionary - háls-lausn
Meaning of Old Norse word "háls-lausn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. ‘neck-loosing,’ i. e. giving a bondman freedom, (cp. frjáls, frihals,) the rite is described in N. G. L. i. 212.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛚᛋ-ᛚᛅᚢᛋᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)