Old Norse Dictionary - lög-dómr

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

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

lög-dómr (lǫg-dómr)
m. a lawful court, Grág. i. 17:—a legal sentence, Bs. i. 141.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛏᚢᛘᚱ
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.)
Grágás. (B. I.)
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