Allsherjar-lögOld Norse Dictionary - allsherjar-lög
Meaning of Old Norse word "allsherjar-lög" (or allsherjar-lǫg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- allsherjar-lög (allsherjar-lǫg)
- n. pl. public law, statute law of the land, in the phrase, at alþingis máli ok allsherjar lögum, Nj. 14, 87.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, allsherjar-lög may be more accurately written as allsherjar-lǫg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᛚᛋᚼᛁᚱᛁᛅᚱ-ᛚᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Njála. (D. II.)