Old Norse Dictionary - lög-heilagr

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

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

lög-heilagr (lǫg-heilagr)
adj. holy, sacred, of days according to the canonical law, Grág., K. Þ. K. passim (alla löghelga daga).

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴ-ᚼᛁᛁᛚᛅᚴᚱ
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.)
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