- tökvísi (tǫkvísi)
- tökvísi, f. Rovgjerrighed, = lat. rapacitas;stundum hafa góðir dómendr tökvísaþjóna, en þeir saurgask af þeirra glœp,ef þeir banna eigi tökvísi þeirra Hom.384.
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, tökvísi may be more accurately written as tǫkvísi.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛏᚯᚴᚠᛁᛋᛁ
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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