Old Norwegian Dictionary - gagnsök

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "gagnsök" (or gagnsǫk) in Norwegian.

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

gagnsök (gagnsǫk)
gagnsök, f. Sag, hvori den sagsøgte op- træder mod sin Sagsøger, Anledning til saadant Søgsmaal. Grág. 14613; Vatsd.44 (7434); Flóam. 6 (1257); Grett. 19113;Vem. 2376.

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, gagnsök may be more accurately written as gagnsǫk.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᛆᚵᚿᛋᚯᚴ
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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