Old Norse Dictionary - lög-deila

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

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

lög-deila (lǫg-deila)
u, f. a law quarrel, a cause before a court, Bs. i. 75.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛏᛁᛁᛚᛅ
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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