Old Norwegian Dictionary - þjófsök

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þjófsök" (or þjófsǫk) in Norwegian.

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

þjófsök (þjófsǫk)
þjófsök, f. Beskyldning, Sag hvorved nogenanklages for Tyveri. Grg. I, 8527. 18730.II, 16313. 15; búa þjófsök á hendr e-mVígagl. 183.

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, þjófsök may be more accurately written as þjófsǫk.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᛁᚮᚠᛋᚯᚴ
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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