Old Norse Dictionary - goða-lýrittr

Meaning of Old Norse word "goða-lýrittr" in English.

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

m. a law term, a protest or interdict, Grág. i. 112, ii. 97, passim; but it is uncertain whether it is derived from goði, i. e. the protest of a goði, or from goð, i. e. the great ban, a protest in the holy name of the gods.

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

Abbreviations used:

i. e.
id est.

Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
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