Lög-eyrirOld Norse Dictionary - lög-eyrir
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-eyrir" (or lǫg-eyrir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-eyrir (lǫg-eyrir)
- m., pl. lögaurar, legal money, lawful tender, legal payment, Grág. i. 88, 193, 391, 392, 466, ii. 245, K. Þ. K. 172.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-eyrir may be more accurately written as lǫg-eyrir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᛁᚢᚱᛁᚱ
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.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)