Lög-fastaOld Norse Dictionary - lög-fasta
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-fasta" (or lǫg-fasta) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-fasta (lǫg-fasta)
- u, f. the law-fast, ordered by law, Grág. i. 293, K. Þ. K. 102; lögföstu tíð, Post. 645. 77.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-fasta may be more accurately written as lǫg-fasta.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚠᛅᛋᛏᛅ
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.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)