Old Norse Dictionary - lög-eggjan

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

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

lög-eggjan (lǫg-eggjan)
f. full provocation, as defined by law, Nj. 154.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Njála. (D. II.)
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