PrísundOld Norse Dictionary - prísund
Meaning of Old Norse word "prísund" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [Fr.], a prison, Fms. vi. 167, xi. 284, Hkr. iii. 69, Bs. i. 822, Al. 18: metaph., Stj. 157.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᛋᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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