Dag-ríki

Old Norse Dictionary - dag-ríki

Meaning of Old Norse word "dag-ríki" in English.

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

dag-ríki
n. (dag-rikt, n. adj., n. G. l. i. 342, 343, v. l.), in the phrase, bæta sem d. er til, of the breach of a Sunday or a holy day, to pay according to ‘the day’s might,’ i. e. according to the time of the day at which the breach is committed, n. G. l. i. 342, 343, 348, 349; or does it mean ‘the canonical importance’ of the day (Fr.) ?

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
Fr.
French in etymologies.
i. e.
id est.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Fr.
Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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