Or-sökOld Norse Dictionary - or-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "or-sök" (or or-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or-sök (or-sǫk)
- f. [Germ. ursache; Dan. aarsag], a cause, freq. in mod. usage. orsaka-laust, n. adj. without a cause.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, or-sök may be more accurately written as or-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.