Old Norse Dictionary - kvöðu-dómr

Meaning of Old Norse word "kvöðu-dómr" (or kvǫðu-dómr) in English.

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

kvöðu-dómr (kvǫðu-dómr)
m. a court for settling a claim, N. G. L. i. 219.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kvöðu-dómr may be more accurately written as kvǫðu-dómr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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