Old Norse Dictionary - lög-ávöxtr

Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-ávöxtr" (or lǫg-ávǫxtr) in English.

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

lög-ávöxtr (lǫg-ávǫxtr)
m. legal interest; tíunda fé sitt ok allan lögávöxt fjár síns, Bs. i. 68.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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