- fjörlausn (fjǫrlausn)
- fjörlausn, f. 1) Død; þola fjörlausn Hyndl.46 (49). 2) Løsepenge, Indrømmelse,hvorved en frelser sit Liv, undgaar Dø-den; þá tóku vér þá höndum ok lögðuá þá gjald ok fjörlausn, at þeir fyldibelginn gulli ok hyldi hann útan meðrauðu gulli Völs. 11312 (c. 14); Æsirbjóða fyrir sik fjörlausn, svá mikit fésem H. sjalfr vil á kveða SE. I, 35218;jvf 3541; Ólafr konungr bauð (dvs. til-bød) þá fjörlausn jarli, at hann skylditaka skírn o. s. v. OH. 9126.
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjörlausn may be more accurately written as fjǫrlausn.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚯᚱᛚᛆᚢᛋᚿ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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