Bóta-maðr

Old Norse Dictionary - bóta-maðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bóta-maðr" in English.

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

bóta-maðr
m. a law term, a man who has to receive ‘bætr’ for hurt or damage suffered, Ann. 1372, Gþl. 160; hence óbótamaðr, exlex, an outlaw, who has forfeited his right to ‘bætr.’

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Ann.
Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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