Old Norwegian Dictionary - frumsök

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "frumsök" (or frumsǫk) in Norwegian.

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

frumsök (frumsǫk)
frumsök, f. den Sag som først, oprindeligbringes for Domstolen i en Retstvist,men derpaa kan give Anledning til andre (f. Ex. gagnsök). Grg. I, 6022. 27; Nj.143 (23720. 24).

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, frumsök may be more accurately written as frumsǫk.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚱᚢᛘᛋᚯᚴ
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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