Old Norwegian Dictionary - fjörsjúkr

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "fjörsjúkr" (or fjǫrsjúkr) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

fjörsjúkr (fjǫrsjúkr)
fjörsjúkr, adj. meget syg, saa at Livet eri Fare, dødssyg. Oddr. 7.

Part of speech: adj

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, fjörsjúkr may be more accurately written as fjǫrsjúkr.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᛁᚯᚱᛋᛁᚢᚴᚱ
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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