Old Norwegian Dictionary - þrælsgjöld

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "þrælsgjöld" (or þrælsgjǫld) in Norwegian.

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

þrælsgjöld (þrælsgjǫld)
þrælsgjöld, n. pl. hvad Drabsmanden havde at betale Herren til Erstatning for hans dræbte Træl. Nj. 37 fg; Eg. 85; Vígagl.457; Eb. 43 (79). 44 (8110).

Part of speech: n pl

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, þrælsgjöld may be more accurately written as þrælsgjǫld.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚱᛅᛚᛋᚵᛁᚯᛚᚦ
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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