Upp-sagaOld Norse Dictionary - upp-saga
Meaning of Old Norse word "upp-saga" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a ‘saying forth,’ pronouncing; u. dóma, Sks. 646 B; uppsögu-váttr, Grág. i. 124: esp. a law term, the public recital (segja upplög) of law by the Speaker, in the Icel. alþing, which was to take place partly every year, partly every third year, Grág. i. 11; sem at kveðr í uppsögu, as is said in the Speaker’s recital, ii. 37; var þat uppsaga Þorgeirs, at allir menn skyldi vera skírðir á Íslandi, it was Thorgeir’s ‘saw’ (i. e. judgment, sentence) that all men should be Christians, Bs. i. 25.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛒᛒ-ᛋᛅᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)