Sóknar-gögn

Old Norse Dictionary - sóknar-gögn

Meaning of Old Norse word "sóknar-gögn" (or sóknar-gǫgn) in English.

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

sóknar-gögn (sóknar-gǫgn)
n. pl. the proofs for a prosecution, Grág., Nj.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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