Lög-arfiOld Norse Dictionary - lög-arfi
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-arfi" (or lǫg-arfi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-arfi (lǫg-arfi)
- a, m. a lawful heir, Fms. ix. 333, Js. 28.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-arfi may be more accurately written as lǫg-arfi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛅᚱᚠᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)