Old Norse Dictionary - ösku-bakaðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "ösku-bakaðr" (or ǫsku-bakaðr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

ösku-bakaðr (ǫsku-bakaðr)
part. baked in ashes, Stj. 393. Judg. vii.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ösku-bakaðr may be more accurately written as ǫsku-bakaðr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚢ-ᛒᛅᚴᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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