Old Norse Dictionary - lög-hlið

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

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

lög-hlið (lǫg-hlið)
n. a gate as prescribed by law, Grág. ii. 264.

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

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