Lög-föstnunOld Norse Dictionary - lög-föstnun
Meaning of Old Norse word "lög-föstnun" (or lǫg-fǫstnun) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- lög-föstnun (lǫg-fǫstnun)
- f. legal espousals, Grág. i. 316.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, lög-föstnun may be more accurately written as lǫg-fǫstnun.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚠᚢᛋᛏᚾᚢᚾ
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.)