Lög-festrOld Norse Dictionary - lög-festr
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-festr" (or lǫg-festr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-festr (lǫg-festr)
- f. a lawful mooring, of a whale, Sturl. ii. 28:—plur. a lawful betrothal.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-festr may be more accurately written as lǫg-festr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚠᛁᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)