Sjálf-ræðiOld Norse Dictionary - sjálf-ræði
Meaning of Old Norse word "sjálf-ræði" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Dan. selv-raadighed], ‘self-rule,’ liberty, Sks. 523; s. ok hóglífi, Ó. H. 34: self-will, Sks. 232; at þínu s., as thou likest, Fms. vii. 304; at s. sínu, of one’s own free-will, Grág. i. 128.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᛅᛚᚠ-ᚱᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)