Lög-bú

Old Norse Dictionary - lög-bú

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

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

lög-bú (lǫg-bú)
n. a lawful household, Grág. ii. 39.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
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