Hand-sökOld Norse Dictionary - hand-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "hand-sök" (or hand-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hand-sök (hand-sǫk)
- f. = handseld sök, Nj. 230 (MS.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hand-sök may be more accurately written as hand-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚾᛏ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)