As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-beiðing (lǫg-beiðing)
- f. a legal demand, legal call, in pleading, Nj., Grág.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-beiðing may be more accurately written as lǫg-beiðing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛒᛁᛁᚦᛁᚾᚴ
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.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.