Níðings-sökOld Norse Dictionary - níðings-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "níðings-sök" (or níðings-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- níðings-sök (níðings-sǫk)
- f. a charge of villainy, Stj. 555, Sks. 764.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, níðings-sök may be more accurately written as níðings-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦᛁᚾᚴᛋ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)