Old Norse Dictionary - lög-beiðing

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
Njála. (D. II.)
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