Fanga-váttr

Old Norse Dictionary - fanga-váttr

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

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

fanga-váttr
m. a law term, a witness fetched (summoned) at random,l. 547–549.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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