LosaOld Norse Dictionary - losa
Meaning of Old Norse word "losa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
losa Old Norse word can mean:
- að, [cp. lauss, referring to a lost strong verb, ljúsa, laus, losinn]:—to loosen, make loose, Fms. ii. 146, Finnb. 332, D. I. i. 233; hann losar til heyit niðri við jörðina, Fb. i. 523.
- II. reflex. losask, to get loose, 623. 26; losast við e-t, to get rid of a thing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. I.
- Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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