Lög-baugrOld Norse Dictionary - lög-baugr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-baugr" (or lǫg-baugr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-baugr (lǫg-baugr)
- m. a ‘law-ring,’ cp. baugr (II), the payment of weregild, Grág. ii. 171.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-baugr may be more accurately written as lǫg-baugr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛒᛅᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)