Old Norwegian Dictionary - sökvörn

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sökvörn" (or sǫkvǫrn) in Norwegian.

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

sökvörn (sǫkvǫrn)
sökvörn, f. Forsvar i en Retssag; nefni ekí þat vætti, at ek býð Flosa Þorðar-syni eða þeim manni öðrum, er hand-selda sökvörn hefir hann, at hlýðatil eiðspjalls míns ok til framsögu sakarmínnar Nj. 143 (23224).

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, sökvörn may be more accurately written as sǫkvǫrn.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚯᚴᚠᚯᚱᚿ
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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