Alþingis-mál

Old Norse Dictionary - alþingis-mál

Meaning of Old Norse word "alþingis-mál" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

alþingis-mál
n. parliamentary rules, proceedings of parliament; ef þeir taka eigi af alþingismáli, do not infringe the parliamentary rules, Grág. i. 103: in the legal phrase, at alþingismáli réttu ok allsherjar lögum, where the first rather denotes the form, the last the substance of the law.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚᚦᛁᚾᚴᛁᛋ-ᛘᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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