Fanga-kviðr

Old Norse Dictionary - fanga-kviðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fanga-kviðr" in English.

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

fanga-kviðr
m. a law term, a body of jurymen taken at random, opp. to búa-kviðr, defined Grág. ii. 99, 140.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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