As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lands-lög (lands-lǫg)
- n. pl. the law of the land, public law, Nj. 191, Grág. i. 181, Sks. 668.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lands-lög may be more accurately written as lands-lǫg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏᛋ-ᛚᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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