Old Norse Dictionary - leg-söngr

Meaning of Old Norse word "leg-söngr" (or leg-sǫngr) in English.

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

leg-söngr (leg-sǫngr)
m. the burial service; legsöngs kaup, a burial fee, Vm. 47.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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