Landráða-sökOld Norse Dictionary - landráða-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "landráða-sök" (or landráða-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- landráða-sök (landráða-sǫk)
- f. a case of high treason, Gþl. 121, 535.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, landráða-sök may be more accurately written as landráða-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏᚱᛅᚦᛅ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)