Þjóf-sökOld Norse Dictionary - þjóf-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "þjóf-sök" (or þjóf-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þjóf-sök (þjóf-sǫk)
- f. a case of theft, Glúm. 365, Grág. i. 84, ii. 190; aldregi fyrnisk leynd þjófsök, id.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þjóf-sök may be more accurately written as þjóf-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚢᚠ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)