Old Norwegian Dictionary - níðingssök

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "níðingssök" (or níðingssǫk) in Norwegian.

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

níðingssök (níðingssǫk)
níðingssök, f. Brøde, Skyld som man paa-drager sig ved níðingsverk; heldr vilek, at hann taki hér skjóta hefnd, -en hann beri níðingssök til helvítisKgs. 16632.

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, níðingssök may be more accurately written as níðingssǫk.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚿᛁᚦᛁᚿᚵᛋᛋᚯᚴ
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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